rails-to-trails

rails-to-trails «RAYLZ tu TRAYLZ», adjective.
of or relating to the conversion of abandoned railroad lines into recreational trails: »

Like other so-called rails-to-trails projects…this one has sent property owners onto the warpath (Wall Street Journal).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Rails with trails — (RWT) are a small subset of rail trails in which a railway right of way remains in use by trains yet also has a parallel recreational trail. Hundreds of kilometers of RWTs exist in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Western Australia. United… …   Wikipedia

  • Rails-to-Trails Conservancy — (RTC) is an American nonprofit organization working with communities to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into rail trails within the United States of America. The mission of RTC is to create a nationwide network of trails from… …   Wikipedia

  • List of rail trails in New Jersey — This List of rail trails in New Jersey lists former railroad right of ways in New Jersey that have been converted to trails for public use and proposed rail trails. Established rail trails * Atlantic County Bikeway Former Pennsylvania Reading… …   Wikipedia

  • Long-distance trails in the United States — The following is a partial list of long distance trails in the United States:* Allegheny Trail : A 330 mile trail, mostly in West Virginia, through the Appalachians/Allegheny Mountains from the Mason Dixon line to the Appalachian Trail in… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Florida paved bike trails — This is a list of Florida paved bike trails. Included in the list are cities that have won awards from the League of American Bicyclists as being a [http://www.bicyclefriendlycommunity.org/ Bicycle Friendly Community.] Florida Bicycle Friendly… …   Wikipedia

  • List of rail trails — This is a list of rail trails around the world. Rail trails are former railway lines that have been converted to paths designed for pedestrian, bicycle, skating, equestrian, and/or light motorized traffic. Most are multiuse trails offering at… …   Wikipedia

  • Red River Trails — Métis drivers and ox carts at a rest stop The Red River Trails were a network of ox cart routes connecting the Red River Colony (the Selkirk Settlement ) and Fort Garry in British North America with the head of navigation on the Mississippi River …   Wikipedia

  • List of rail trails in West Virginia — This List of rail trails in West Virginia lists former railroad right of ways in West Virginia that have been converted to trails for public use and proposed rail trails. Established rail trails *Allegheny Highland Trail: Built as part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • R2T — Rails To Trails Conservancy (Community » Non Profit Organizations) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • Rail trail — is a term for a trail that makes use of a railroad right of way (ROW). A rail trail can be either a rail to trail , created in a right of way where the railway has been discontinued, or a rail with trail , created in a right of way where the… …   Wikipedia

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