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Bike Trails

May 12, 2019, 5am PDT
Motorists have been able to drive across the country for more than a century. People on bikes will get their day soon, too.
CityLab
December 22, 2018, 7am PST
Because the rails to trails project left housing up to the market, rising rents were inevitable, claims a new report.
Crain's
September 16, 2018, 7am PDT
Most cyclists would rather ride apart from vehicle traffic, but that preference is especially pronounced among women.
Streetsblog USA
April 6, 2018, 7am PDT
Communities around Northwest Arkansas have placed bike infrastructure at the center of a plan to retrofit suburban communities.
The Atlantic
February 15, 2018, 7am PST
Introducing the Cuyahoga Greenway plan, in the initial stages of visioning and public engagement in Northeast Ohio.
The Plain Dealer
September 15, 2017, 9am PDT
Senate Bill 1 (S.B. 1) will provide additional funding for bike and pedestrian projects. The influx of money means many shelved projects will now go forward.
Streetsblog
January 27, 2017, 6am PST
U.S. Bike Route 30, as the planned route that will cross Wisconsin is called, is part of a vision for a national system of bike routes.
Urban Milwaukee
December 14, 2016, 6am PST
The Virginia Capital Trail is transforming the state's middle peninsula, according to Mobility Lab.
Mobility Lab
November 4, 2016, 12pm PDT
Dallas' Circuit Trail Conservancy has raised $23 million dollars to fund the construction of connectors that would link 50 miles of trails, now they're looking for an additional $20 million in bond money to get the project fully funded.
The Dallas Morning News
November 2, 2016, 2pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington raves about the new section of the Anacostia River Bike Trail, calling it arguably the most beautiful bike trail in the region.
Greater Greater Washington
October 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
The Chicago River is attracting some of the city's most creative visions for the future. The second plan in recent months proves the potential of the river as an open space asset.
Chicago Tribune
September 29, 2016, 7am PDT
Election rhetoric aside, towns on the U.S.-Mexico border share common urban challenges. A proposal is in the works to connect Brownsville, Texas and the Mexican city of Matamoros via bike path.
CityLab
May 31, 2016, 10am PDT
While a federally-funded network of bike paths is in the works elsewhere in the city, the Major Taylor Trail gets little use from Chicago residents. The main problems are a lack of awareness and the South Side's fearsome reputation.
Chicago Tribune
December 3, 2015, 8am PST
A bike trail can be much more than a bike trail.
Tampa Bay Times
December 2, 2015, 1pm PST
There's still a long way to go to get to the finish line on the conversion of a rail corridor into a bike trail that could connect important parts of the city, but Cincinnati is currently pulling lots of purse strings to make it happen.
Cincinnati Business Courier
October 23, 2015, 12pm PDT
Washington County, located just west of Portland, is planning a regional trail that could eventually reap benefits for recreation and transportation.
Bike Portland
December 18, 2014, 7am PST
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.
Philadelphia Inquirer
August 21, 2014, 1pm PDT
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.
The Palm Beach Post
August 5, 2014, 8am PDT
The Root River Trail has fallen short of the "economic savior" status some were hoping from it, but it has also exceeded expectations in some towns along the route.
Minneapolis Post
June 10, 2014, 7am PDT
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.
Dallas News