Here's the 2022 Archive for the Norwottuck Network's 
Free E-Newsletter about Trail Development in the Northeast.

Rail Trail Newsletter #64 - March 2022

  • Waltham Mayor Requesting $9.3M For Wayside section of the MCRT

  • Easthampton wins state grant to build safer route from rail trail to school

  • An Infographic About the MCRT


  • Half-mile trail purchase will connect 59 mile Northern Rail Trail to Concord, NH proper.

  • South Coast--Mattapoisett Bike Path Plans, Costs Detailed

  • Contractors hope rail trail to be completed this year 

  • The sons of Betty Wold Johnson have donated her 800 acre Hopewell farm to D&R Greenway.

  • DEEP Announces $3 Million in Trail Grants For 20 Projects Across the State Funding Will Support Projects That Enhance and Improve CT’s Multiuse Trails

  • ew Trails We Can Look Forward to in Central and Western Mass. This Year 

  • Proposed rail trail to pass through North Attleboro, Plainville, Norfolk and Wrentham, Mass picks up momentum during pandemic

  • Blackstone Valley Greenway / Bikeway needs a champion 

  • How to Design a Bike Lane - Create obvious and clearly marked pathways.

  • The Futility of Picking Up the Trash. Litter collection may not be doing enough to stall a vicious cycle of new trash.


Rail Trail Newsletter #63 - February 2022

  • SUDBURY. The Surface Transportation Board has ruled against the group called "PROTECT SUDBURY".

  • National Grid has entered into a long term land agreement with the East Quabbin Land Trust

  • 25% Design in Belmont now Community Path Passes Phase 1 Milestone

  • Portland to Fryeburg Maine; a trail project starts to move ahead PORTLAND (WGME) 

  • Twin City Rail Trail. And btw, with a big, smacking, beautiful, new bridge built over Rt 2 too.

  • South Coast Bikeway Gets an Update

  • ‘I Wanted That Self-Reliance Back’: Disabled Hikers Forge a New Path

  • RTC Highlights the 1,400 mile, Landline project near Boston

  • 8 Townhomes Planned For Natick Site Along Rail Trail

  • Why NJ’s Essex-Hudson Greenway Will be a Game-Changer for Commuters, City Residents 

  • Vermont To Open 93-Mile Cross-State Trail in 2023

  • Teen’s report details bike and pedestrian challenges in downtown Westfield 

  • Westfield’s preferred connector trail cuts through North Side neighborhoods etc. 

  • 5 U.S. Cities Where Bike Commuting is Booming from the League of American Bicyclists 

  • State of Missouri has accepted a donation of 140+ miles of former RR corridor to build the Rock Island Trail