A Primer on Rails-to-Trails Conversions in the Eastern U.S.

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. By Garrett M. Gee, J.D. Candidate, William & Mary Law School, 2016; Staff Member, William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review The Rails-to-Trails Act (“Trails Act”) provides localities and nonprofits with a useful tool for transforming dormant rail rights-of-way (“ROWs”) into recreational trails. 16 USC… Continue reading A Primer on Rails-to-Trails Conversions in the Eastern U.S.