Trails

It might lack the High Line's design ambition, but the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk will fill an appreciated role in the network of trails along the Philadelphia waterfront.
Yesterday   The Architect's Newspaper
The William Penn Foundation has awarded $8.6 million in support for The Circuit—a planned regional network of bicycle and pedestrian trails for greater Philadelphia.
2 days ago   Philadelphia Inquirer
The recent purchase of land to close gaps in the Florida Greenways and Trails System resulted from partnerships between state, regional and county governments to protect land for recreation and conservation in the Sunshine State.
Aug 21, 2014   The Palm Beach Post
A Dallas News editorial supports the Dallas Integrated Trail Circuit—a plan to link existing trails in the city into a 250-mile continuous loop.
Jun 10, 2014   Dallas News
In cities like Houston, officials are utilizing established transmission right of ways (ROWs) to provide walking and biking trails without the land acquisition challenges that typically confront urban areas looking to expand their open spaces.
Jan 7, 2014   American Trails
Where the Boston area's water supply once gushed, pedestrians and bikes will now flow thanks to a plan to repurpose the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority's aqueducts as public spaces.
Jul 16, 2013   The Boston Globe
Trails and walking paths are commonly built in suburban areas. But their mere presence doesn't automatically mean they'll be used, according to a new study.
Oct 15, 2010   Miller-McCune
A string of connected parks laced through cities has been a vision of city planners since the days of Olmsted. Ben Welle of the Center for City Park Excellence has some ideas how that that vision can be implemented today.
Mar 19, 2010   City Parks Blog
Cities can expand transit service areas by providing convenient access by bike.
Jul 15, 2009   City Parks Blog
Atlanta school leaders consider renegotiating a Tax Allocation District (TAD) agreement that was set up to help fund projects such as the Beltline, a 22-mile loop of transit, trails, parks and development around the city.
Apr 17, 2009   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution