Rails AND Trails: Episode 79

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Today, we're discussing rail trails, the popular but somewhat controversial conversions of disused railway right of ways for bike paths. Are these separated bikeways a good idea, or could they perhaps be put to better use? All this, after The News!


References & notes

  1. [1] The Urbanist: Sunday Video: The 2 Line (East Link) Is Officially Open (Partially)
  2. [2] Rails to Trails Conservancy: History of RTC and the Trails Movement
  3. [3] Rails to Trails Conservancy: Great American Rail-Trail Route
  4. [4] Rails to Trails Conservancy: New USDOT Report Provides 25 Years of Lessons Learned for Rails-with-Trails
  5. [5] Rails to Trails Conservancy: About RTC
  6. [6] Wikipedia: Rail trail
  7. [7] ROW Adventures: The History of America's Rails-to-Trails
  8. [8] Pedestrian Observations: The Rail-Trail Scam
  9. [9] Wikipedia: Rails with trails
  10. [10] Park City Magazine: Featured Trail: The Historic Rail Trail
  11. [11] East Coast Greenway