Supreme Court Ruling Could Threaten Rail Trails

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Wow. We just saw this one come across and it seems that the Rails to Trails Program could be in for more expense and less access.  It looks as if there are a lot of issues pending out there. 80 cases with 8,000 other claimants…

What does this mean for the Mickelson Trail?
What does this mean for the Mickelson Trail?

[quote]The decision could jeopardize the “rails to trails” program, responsible for creating more than 1,400 bike and nature trails, many of them built along railroad rights-of-way.[/quote]

“WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s ruling in an obscure Wyoming land dispute Monday could result in the loss of

thousands of miles of bicycle trails or cost the government millions of dollars in compensation.”

Read more at USAToday.com

 

 

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