In September 2020 WABA and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) conducted a focus group to better understand trail awareness and safety among DC area residents and to understand barriers (those real and perceived) that may prevent residents from utilizing trails more regularly.
It’s getting warmer, flowers are starting to bloom, spring is in the air… and it’s budget season!! Each year, each jurisdiction goes through the budget process, and a key part of this process is community input through public hearings. Typically […]
More people walking and biking, all day long!
Did you miss our February newsletter? We are including it here. Want to sign up for our quarterly newsletter? Sign up under “Start Your Trail Journey” on our home page! Has the cold and gloomy weather got you down? Hopefully […]
When complete, the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) will be an 8.5-mile multi-use trail from Union Station in the District of Columbia to Maryland’s Silver Spring transit hub. With advocacy and concept plans going back 30 years, this rail-with-trail has been […]
It has been quite some time since we provided you with an update on our Advocacy related work and the tremendous work being done by the entire Capital Trails Coalition. We have a lot of exciting updates to share!
The heat has been daunting but the call to the trails always wins, albeit mostly for evening rides once the sun has let off a bit. One trail that has long been on my list of CTC trails to explore is the Arlington Blvd Trail.
On August 1, 2020, the Washington Post published an article about the Transportation Planning Board’s newly approved National Capital Trail Network. Read the full article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/government-officials-adopt-plan-to-expand-washington-region-trail-network-to-1400-miles/2020/08/01/f651239c-d32e-11ea-9038-af089b63ac21_story.html
In December, 2019, The Washington Post published an article highlighting the Capital Trails Coalition and what it will take to complete the trail network!
Meet Our New Trails Coalition Manager, Stephanie Piperno! Five years ago, I moved to Washington, D.C. after graduating from Davidson College. I attended Davidson College to play soccer and majored in Environmental Studies. My passion for the environment began at […]