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Making a Regional Map of Walking and Biking Trails

A cross-jurisdictional trail map is harder to find than one might expect. Not so anymore in the Washington, D.C. region.
August 15, 2018, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Until now, it has been difficult to see how the [Washington, D.C.] region's travels connect to each other," according to an article by Bryan Barnett-Woods. "A new map from the Capital Trails Coalition solves that."

The Capital Trails Coalition allows new insight into how and where to walk and bicycle through Maryland, Virginia, and DC. "Their map shows how existing and planned trails can create a safe, accessible, and convenient network that connects all parts of the region together and will help provide healthy, low-stress access to open space and reliable transportation for people of all ages and abilities," adds Barnett-Woods.

The article includes more details about how the Capital Trails Coalition built the map, which includes interesting details of what was left out, as much as what was included.

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Published on Monday, August 13, 2018 in Greater Greater Washington
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