Rail-Trail Maintenance & Operation

Ensuring the Future of Your Trail - A Survey of 100 Rail-Trails

In about two decades, rail-trails have risen from obscurity to become highly valued amenities for many American communities. Rail-trails preserve natural and cultural resources and provide both residents and tourists with attractive places to recreate and safe routes to their destinations.

by Tim Poole, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (Northeast Regional Office)


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Published July 01, 2005

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As the national voice of the rail-trail movement, we advocate for policies and federal legislation and support trail development efforts that benefit communities all across America. The Northeast Regional Officer serves the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

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