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Nashua to extend rail trail, expand bus service in city - The Union Leader

Thu Jan 4 2018 5:54am

Nashua to extend rail trail, expand bus service in city
The Union Leader
NASHUA — The city has been awarded funds to pursue two projects aimed at improving walkability and transportation. The state Executive Council recently approved more than $1.2 million for the Gate City utilizing Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality ...

Nashua to extend rail trail, expand bus service in city - The Union Leader

Thu Jan 4 2018 5:54am

Nashua to extend rail trail, expand bus service in city
The Union Leader
NASHUA — The city has been awarded funds to pursue two projects aimed at improving walkability and transportation. The state Executive Council recently approved more than $1.2 million for the Gate City utilizing Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality ...

Public Officials, Advocates and National Experts Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation™ Summit - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed Jan 3 2018 2:39pm

Public Officials, Advocates and National Experts Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation™ Summit
PR Newswire (press release)
3, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) announced details for the 2018 TrailNation Summit—a first-of-its-kind gathering that will convene the best thinkers, leaders and doers focused on making a more connected ...

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Dormant DL&W Rail Line will become a Greenway and Linear Park ... - Buffalo Rising

Wed Jan 3 2018 9:55am

Buffalo Rising

Dormant DL&W Rail Line will become a Greenway and Linear Park ...
Buffalo Rising
This past July, we discussed the potential of connecting land along the Buffalo River, to create a greenway that would essentially utilize fallow land along the former DL&W rail line (see post). After I posted on the possible reuse of the land, as a ...

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Higgins on elevated park for Buffalo: 'This is going to get done' - The ... - Buffalo News

Wed Jan 3 2018 6:03am

Spectrum News

Higgins on elevated park for Buffalo: 'This is going to get done' - The ...
Buffalo News
Imagine hiking or biking along a 25-foot-high elevated nature trail between Canalside and SolarCity. The Western New York Land Conservancy — and many residents in the Old First Ward and the Valley — can. A roughly 1.5-mile linear park that runs along ...
A new beginning for an old rail corridor in the Queen City - WKBW ...WKBW-TV

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2017 a good year for the Holliston rail trail - MetroWest Daily News

Tue Jan 2 2018 9:07pm

MetroWest Daily News

2017 a good year for the Holliston rail trail
MetroWest Daily News
HOLLISTON – Holliston Trails Committee Chairman Robert Weidknecht started dreaming of a completed Holliston rail trail 20 years ago. “Throughout the years, I've heard all the naysayers. 'Oh, it'll never get done, it'll cost too much,'” said Weidknecht ...

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Families add to rail trail bonanza - Otago Daily Times

Tue Jan 2 2018 11:08am

Otago Daily Times

Families add to rail trail bonanza
Otago Daily Times
''It's traditionally the time of year we do see more families on the trail together but this year there seems to be a few more.'' At the Oturehua Railway Hotel, owner Grahame Jones said he was ''up to my eyeballs'' in cyclists and walkers. ''It's been ...

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN - The Valley Patriot

Mon Jan 1 2018 11:45pm

The Valley Patriot

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN
The Valley Patriot
Last month, the state legislature approved giving Lawrence another $1.5M for … get this … improvements to the “rail trail”. For those who don't know what the “rail trail” is, check this out. Your local and state officials have been spending millions ...

Catonsville Rails to Trails carves a path of work, advocacy for 2018 - Baltimore Sun

Mon Jan 1 2018 6:01am

Baltimore Sun

Catonsville Rails to Trails carves a path of work, advocacy for 2018
Baltimore Sun
A 400-foot portion of the Short Line Trail is shown before it was developed into a trail in 2016. (Catonsville Times File). Libby SolomonContact ReporterCatonsville Times. Rails to Trails, the Catonsville nonprofit that is helping to turn historic ...

Brownsville builds on hike-and-bike system - Brownsville Herald

Sat Dec 30 2017 11:17pm

Brownsville Herald

Brownsville builds on hike-and-bike system
Brownsville Herald
The West Rail Trail has been debated by the residents of Brownsville in recent years. The West Rail Trail was proposed back in 2016 to convert an eight-mile abandoned railroad corridor into a hike-and-bike trail. Brownsville City Commissioners, Cameron ...

Work on two more Kickapoo Rail Trail segments to start in 2018 - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Thu Dec 28 2017 8:06am

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Work on two more Kickapoo Rail Trail segments to start in 2018
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
JOSEPH — Construction will begin in 2018 on two small segments of the Kickapoo Rail Trail in both Champaign and Vermilion counties. They'll eventually be added to the 6.7-mile section — the first phase of the 24-mile trail to be completed — that was ...

Bourne Briefs: Special committee recommended to look at rail trail options - Wicked Local Bourne

Wed Dec 27 2017 12:11pm

Bourne Briefs: Special committee recommended to look at rail trail options
Wicked Local Bourne
Town Administrator Thomas Guerino said December 19 that selectmen should consider forming a special committee to evaluate the more intricate aspects of the Bourne Rail Trail proposal that would extend the Shining Sea Bikeway from North Falmouth to the ...

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Construction Kick Off Today Marks Phase II of Brevard Zoo Linear Park Extension - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Wed Dec 27 2017 12:05am

SpaceCoastDaily.com

Construction Kick Off Today Marks Phase II of Brevard Zoo Linear Park Extension
SpaceCoastDaily.com
In November 2000, a Parks and Recreation referendum for recreational improvements was approved by voters in South Brevard. One of those projects was the construction and design of the Brevard Zoo Linear Park, which was done in partnership with the ...

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward - Ukiah Daily Journal

Tue Dec 26 2017 6:53pm

Ukiah Daily Journal

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward
Ukiah Daily Journal
The Ukiah City Council this month approved spending more than $250,000 to prepare bid documents for the next phase of the Rail Trail. The expenditure was listed on the City Council's consent calendar for its Dec. 20 meeting, and has staff recommending ...

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward - Ukiah Daily Journal

Tue Dec 26 2017 6:53pm

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward
Ukiah Daily Journal
The Ukiah City Council this month approved spending more than $250,000 to prepare bid documents for the next phase of the Rail Trail. The expenditure was listed on the City Council's consent calendar for its Dec. 20 meeting, and has staff recommending ...

City monitoring vibrations from San Pedro Creek construction project - WOAI

Tue Dec 26 2017 4:04pm

WOAI

City monitoring vibrations from San Pedro Creek construction project
WOAI
SAN ANTONIO - For 15 months work crews have been pounding away at rock and soil to widen San Pedro Creek into a linear park with walls and walkways. Lydia Garza says the non-stop noise and rumbling has been difficult to live with for tenants in the ...

Sale marks new era for rail trail - Otago Daily Times

Tue Dec 26 2017 11:10am

Otago Daily Times

Sale marks new era for rail trail
Otago Daily Times
Mr Grubb will stay on as a consultant to Trail Journeys during those two years. The sale price and Trail Journeys' turnover figures are not being released publicly, but Mr Grubb says the move signals a new era for the business he believes will reap ...

$40k donated to maintain Rail Trail - Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Tue Dec 26 2017 8:17am

Monadnock Ledger Transcript

$40k donated to maintain Rail Trail
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
Snow is falling on the Mason Rail Trail, turning it from a popular walking path to a popular snowmobiling track. And with a generous donation to keep up trail maintenance, damage from a late October rainstorm won't be able to keep winter sportsman off ...

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration - Brownsville Herald

Mon Dec 25 2017 11:12pm

Brownsville Herald

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration
Brownsville Herald
Restoration project manager Fernando San Miguel gives a tour of the newly painted 1940's red caboose at Linear Park in Brownsville. Buy this photo. Posted: Monday, December 25, 2017 10:03 pm. Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration By KAILA ...

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Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration - Brownsville Herald

Mon Dec 25 2017 11:12pm

Brownsville Herald

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration
Brownsville Herald
The gates surrounding the red caboose in Linear Park will be gone sometime in the spring once the Brownsville Preservation Society is done restoring it. Cabooses are at the end of a freight train and provide shelter for the crew. BPS has been planning ...

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