On Thursday, November 15th, we held the sixth annual Capital Trails Symposium at Trinity Washington University. And we had some exciting things to share this year. Notably, we announced the cost estimate for building the remainder of the Capital Trails […]

Join in a Day of Service for Martin Luther King Jr Day on the Capital Trails Network.

WASHINGTON, DC – January 11, 2019 – The Capital Trails Coalition applauds the recent Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) decision to allow bicycles on Metrorail trains at all hours of operation.

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Capital Transportation Planning Board (TPB) voted Wednesday to approve actions to expand its National Capital Trail to a broader trail network, including the trails identified by the Capital Trails Coalition.

WASHINGTON, DC — The Capital Trails Coalition today released a list of the 40 featured trail projects which comprise the most critical gaps in the network known as the Capital Trails Network which covers Washington DC, Prince George’s County, Montgomery […]

Anacostia River Trail The Anacostia River Trail (ART) was developed as part of the decades-long Anacostia Waterfront Initiative, connecting riverfront communities to each other and to recreational opportunities along the river. Only 4.2 miles of 24 have yet to be […]

Metropolitan Branch Trail One of the region’s best urban trails The Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) is a multi-phased project that, once complete, will span 8+ miles, connecting the Silver Spring Transit Center with Union Station in DC. The MBT will […]

WB&A Extension Trail Making MD 704 bike and pedestrian-friendly This project would extend the existing WB&A Trail southwest from Annapolis Road in Prince George’s County to the DC/MD border, using the former WB&A Railroad right-of-way (which currently lies along Martin […]

New York Avenue Trail Providing better bike and pedestrian access to Ward 5 Part of the New York Avenue Streetscape and Trail Project, this two-way cycle track and pedestrian path will extend from NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro Station to Bladensburg Road […]

East Capitol Street (Whitney Young Memorial) Bridge Connector Improving the connection from the Anacostia River’s banks Quick Facts Jurisdiction: DC and National Park Service Length: 0.4 miles remaining Plan Reference: MoveDC, NPS Paved Trails Plan Status: Funded The East Capitol Bridge […]