Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned (US DOT, 2002)

Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned (US DOT, 2002)

Prepared by the U.S. Department of Transportation in 2002, near the beginning of the Rail-with-Trail movement, this comprehensive report provides information and recommendations on the feasibility, potential benefits, legislation, liability, planning, designing, operation, and maintenance of rails-with-trails, and has been a helpful go-to guide for trail planners over the past decade and a half.

America’s Rails-with-Trails Report (Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 2013)

America’s Rails-with-Trails Report (Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 2013)

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) produced this report to provide updated information on national rail-with-trail trends. It provides a collection of data, examples and practical tools to assist trail planners and advocates in increasing awareness of the rail-with-trail concept, and advancing local and state policies and practices that support rail-with-trail development.