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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Rails to Trails accomplishments this year - from the mailbag

This year alone we have:

  • Advocated for and secured $800 million at the federal level for trails, walking and biking
  • Protected another $800 million for trails, walking and biking that was being threatened
  • Helped open hundreds of miles of new rail-trail across the country
  • Provided assistance to more than 100 communities with trail-building projects
  • Sent 22,974 emails to elected officials urging them make trails, walking and biking a priority in our communities
  • Made 618 phone calls to Congress urging them to protect funding for trails


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