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Rails to greenways

Marsh, John

Rails to greenways

the proceedings of a conference at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, August 13-15, 1993 : edited by John Marsh

by Marsh, John

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Published by Canadian Rails to Greenways Network, Frost Centre for Canadian [and] Development Studies, Trent University in Gloucester ON, Peterborough ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trails,
  • Abandonment,
  • Railroads,
  • Outdoor recreation,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFaculty Publications Collection (Thomas J. Bata Library)
    ContributionsCanadian Heritage and Development Studies, Canadian Rails to Greenways Network
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26580055M
    ISBN 10096937903X

    Rails-to-Trails, Trolley Style I hope one day to thumb through a history book looking at photos of the "old days"when people needed cars to get around. I am sure that trails and greenways will be a grand part of that future landscape. Sign up for our e-newsletter. We'll send monthly updates on East Coast Greenway progress and people. A rail trail is the conversion of a disused railway track into a multi-use path, typically for walking, cycling and sometimes horse riding and snowmobiling. The characteristics of abandoned railways—flat, long, frequently running through historical areas—are appealing for various developments. The term sometimes also covers trails running alongside working railways; these are called "rails.

    become a reality. This resource guide provides information to help you understand how to develop a trail/track in your community. This Resource Guide includes opportunities for trails in the following locations: 1. Parks 2. Schools 3. Faith Based Institutions 4. Others include residential, commercial, hospitals, industrial, non- profit partners. Railway to Greenway York Greenways has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant for a project to record and make available archive material about the history of the York to Selby cycle path, known as the ‘Solar System Greenway’. Originally part of the London to Edinburgh main line it was closed due to the opening of the Selby Coalfield.

    County is a dynamic and growing area, so new trails and greenways are in progress. Be sure to contact your local parks and recreation department to find out about even more opportunities to get out and get active in your community. Enjoy your walk! Welcome to the trails & greenways of wake county pocket guide and community resource MISSION: Great Rivers Greenway makes the St. Louis region a more vibrant place to live, work and play by developing a network of greenways.


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