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State providing $1.7 million for Wayland, Weston rail trail - MetroWest Daily News

Fri Nov 17 2017 2:56am

State providing $1.7 million for Wayland, Weston rail trail
MetroWest Daily News
The state is announcing today that it is spending $1.7 million to complete a section of the Mass Central Rail Trail in Wayland and Weston.The four-mile section of ...

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Temporary closures along Western Maryland Rail Trail through late January - Herald-Mail Media

Thu Nov 16 2017 4:37pm

Herald-Mail Media

Temporary closures along Western Maryland Rail Trail through late January
Herald-Mail Media
A project to improve sections of the Western Maryland Rail Trail will force temporary closures from Nov. 27 through Jan. 27, 2018, state officials said this week. The two-phase project will clean ditch lines and replace damaged guardrails and fencing ...

Rail trail purchase proceeds - Revelstoke Review

Thu Nov 16 2017 3:33pm

Revelstoke Review

Rail trail purchase proceeds
Revelstoke Review
The RDNO portion of the $6.5 million purchase fee, shared between province and Columbia Shuswap Regional District, is $2.3 million. “The closing date for the purchase is December 15, and it's on this date we are required to pay our share of the money,” ...

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Rail trail purchase proceeds - Salmon Arm Observer

Thu Nov 16 2017 1:20pm

Salmon Arm Observer

Rail trail purchase proceeds
Salmon Arm Observer
24 to discuss issues around the Okanagan Rail Trail from Coldstream to Kelowna. “These include all areas of common interest including governance, common standards for maintenance, commercial development around the trail and any other issues the ...

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Rail trail users face longer wait for reopening | News ... - The Daily Courier

Thu Nov 16 2017 1:01am

BCLocalNews

Rail trail users face longer wait for reopening | News ...
The Daily Courier
The first stretch of the Okanagan Rail Trail won't open for public use quite as soon as planned.
Gift-A-Metre campaign returns - Lake Country CalendarLake Country Calendar

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Ukiah to extend Rail Trail with $1.8 million grant - Ukiah Daily Journal

Wed Nov 15 2017 7:16pm

Ukiah to extend Rail Trail with $1.8 million grant
Ukiah Daily Journal
The city of Ukiah has received grant funding to extend the Rail Trail north to Brush Street and build a new pedestrian bridge over Orr Creek. Neil Davis, the director of Walk & Bike Mendocino, said North Coast Opportunities approached city staff about ...

Buying another rail trail - Castanet.net

Wed Nov 15 2017 1:27pm

Castanet.net

Buying another rail trail
Castanet.net
The Okanagan Rail Trail is being built, now eyes are turning north to the planned North Okanagan/Shuswap Rail Trail. The North Okanagan Regional District board on Wednesday was expected to approve borrowing $2.3 million to purchase its section of the ...
Gift-A-Metre campaign returnsVernon Morning Star

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Officials preparing for 50th anniversary of state's first rail trail - WNMU-FM

Wed Nov 15 2017 8:37am

WNMU-FM

Officials preparing for 50th anniversary of state's first rail trail
WNMU-FM
SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY, MI-- A series of mile markers is being installed along Michigan's first rail trail in Schoolcraft County. Nearly 50 years ago a concept to turn an abandoned railroad grade into the Haywire Grade was created. Now, a new partnership ...

Looking ahead on the future of the Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail - alloveralbany

Tue Nov 14 2017 6:13pm

alloveralbany

Looking ahead on the future of the Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail
alloveralbany
Though a portion of it has only been paved for a few years, the Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail is already one of the area's most popular hike/bike paths. And 2018 is shaping up to be another big year -- the trail is set for more miles of pavement and a ...

Ahead of golden anniversary, Michigan's first rail trail boasts ... - WLUC - UpperMichigansSource.com

Tue Nov 14 2017 4:48pm

UpperMichigansSource.com

Ahead of golden anniversary, Michigan's first rail trail boasts ... - WLUC
UpperMichigansSource.com
Photo courtesy: Michigan DNR; The Haywire Grade – Michigan's first rail trail, established in the Central Upper Peninsula in 1970 – now features innovative mile ...

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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy consultant discusses importance of developing rail-trails - Beckley Register-Herald

Mon Nov 13 2017 10:19pm

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy consultant discusses importance of developing rail-trails
Beckley Register-Herald
CHARLESTON — A consultant with the D.C.-based rails-to-trails organization said lawmakers should consider how to increase access and development of trails in the state, which he believes will have positive economic and health effects. Kent Spellman ...

Learn Tuesday About New Rail Trail From Brewster - Patch.com

Mon Nov 13 2017 12:16pm

Patch.com

Learn Tuesday About New Rail Trail From Brewster
Patch.com
MTA Metro-North Railroad and the Hudson River Valley Greenway invite local leaders, trail groups, interested organizations, and members of the public to attend a meeting Tuesday about the creation of the Beacon Line Rail Trail. It's a vital segment of ...

Lackawanna Rail Trail extension officially opens - WENY-TV

Mon Nov 13 2017 11:09am

WENY-TV

Lackawanna Rail Trail extension officially opens
WENY-TV
ELMIRA, NY (WENY) - Chemung County officials have announced the opening of an additional 5 miles of the Lackawanna Trail. The new section runs south from E. Water Street in the City of Elmira to Lowman Crossover in the Town of Ashland. It adds to the ...
Lackawanna Trail extension open to the public againElmira Star-Gazette

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UDOT does not plan to pursue Rail Trail road | ParkRecord.com - The Park Record

Sat Nov 11 2017 2:00pm

The Park Record

UDOT does not plan to pursue Rail Trail road | ParkRecord.com
The Park Record
The Utah Department of Transportation said on Thursday it does not anticipate pursuing a transit corridor along the route of the Rail Trail as it parallels the S.R. ...

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UDOT does not plan to pursue Rail Trail road | ParkRecord.com - The Park Record

Sat Nov 11 2017 2:00pm

The Park Record

UDOT does not plan to pursue Rail Trail road | ParkRecord.com
The Park Record
The Utah Department of Transportation said on Thursday it does not anticipate pursuing a transit corridor along the route of the Rail Trail as it parallels the S.R. ...

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Budget transfer request for rail trail sent to City Council - The Daily News of Newburyport

Fri Nov 10 2017 3:01am

Budget transfer request for rail trail sent to City Council
The Daily News of Newburyport
NEWBURYPORT — A budget transfer of $35,000 from free cash to the Rail Trail Phase 2 Capital Project has been put before City Council to assess the contaminated soils found in the old rail corridor and for the project's final construction phase. The ...

Wood County Commission supports rail trail land purchase | News ... - Marietta Times

Fri Nov 10 2017 12:02am

Wood County Commission supports rail trail land purchase | News ...
Marietta Times
PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission will act as a fiscal agent so a group can purchase two miles of former railroad tracts to be turned into trails.

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Kickapoo Rail Trail expands - IllinoisHomePage.net

Thu Nov 9 2017 10:21am

IllinoisHomePage.net

Kickapoo Rail Trail expands
IllinoisHomePage.net
ST. JOSEPH, Ill. (WCIA) -- A new section of the Kickapoo Rail Trail is being designed and an open house took place to answer people's questions about how it will affect where they live. The new stretch will go right through town. The next section will ...

Performances along Pinellas Trail aim to bring dance to public - Tampabay.com

Thu Nov 9 2017 9:13am

Tampabay.com

Performances along Pinellas Trail aim to bring dance to public
Tampabay.com
By DIVYA KUMARTimes Staff WriterST. PETERSBURG — Three women in sequined dresses stepped into the center of the Tropical Courtyard of the Florida ...

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