According to generally accepted experts, there are over 200 rails-with-trails in the US. Their combined lengths total over 2000 miles. People are happily (and safely) riding, walking and skating down the trails to work, school, home or for fun and exercise. Everyone seems safe and happy.
Click on the tumbnails to see an artist's rendering of upgraded rail corridor in the Shenandoah Valley before and after rails-with-trails.
Do you have a rail-with-trail in your backyard? Would you be willing to share it - or at least a few photos- with us?
People seem to be doing a great job of hiding these little jewels. Wouldn't it be nice to share them with everyone so they can see what it would be like to have a rail-with-trail in their town or city?
We decided to take the initiative and see what's out there and share it with the world.
Check out other rails-with-trails here:http://www.flickr.com/photos/railswithtrails/
Next to walking or riding the trails, let's share pics, anecdotes or experiences with those who want RWTs. (And if you're tying to convince your local politician or official that this crazy RWT idea isn't so crazy, we know it isn't!)
Take a trip to our flickr account for a virtual stroll...
Sign the RWT peitition @ http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/rwt/