Tag Archives: Trails for Illinois

Rails-to-Trails action may lead to 145-mile trail in Missouri

“I will admit some trepidation when I signed an eight-figure offer to purchase a piece of real estate, particularly when such an action wasn’t even remotely contemplated when I arrived at work on Monday morning.” -Keith Laughlin, president, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Continue reading

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50 years of Chicago’s Lakefront Trail. Plus, Keener dives into the melange

Steve Buchtel says trails increase the demand for more bicycle-friendly connections throughout communities, both on-road and off. Continue reading

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Trails by the numbers: Making Trails Count in Illinois

The message of the report is simple: towns that support their trails can improve their finances, get people back in contact with nature and help those same people enjoy better health. Continue reading

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