Meet Our New Trails Coalition Coordinator, Kevin O’Brien! I arrive at WABA eager and excited to advocate for the completion and growth of a world-class network of multi-use trails. This comes after having spent several months in 2021 hiking a very […]
On October 7th, NOVA Parks, the City of Falls Church, and the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) held a ribbon-cutting for the newly opened dual-trail segment along the W&OD Trail! WABA’s Acting Executive Director, Kristin Frontiera, spoke enthusiastically about the […]
When the Capital Trails Coalition was founded, our goal was to serve as a entity where collaboration and coordination between public and private organizations, agencies, and neighborhood groups would thrive to advance the completion of an interconnected network of multi-use trails. […]
It’s an exciting time for trail enthusiasts: over the past four months, we’ve seen several major wins for trails from the federal to local level. We are excited to share a few of the trail developments happening across the region. […]
On April 15th, Fairfax County held their public hearing on the County Executive’s Proposed FY 2022 Operating & Capital Improvement Plan Budgets.
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 […]
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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 […]