Railbanking Factsheet

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

"This fact sheet is resource for community members to use to help maintain rail easements and convert them to public trails. When a rail easement is set to expire, community members can petition to "railbank" the easement, preserving it and preventing it from being returned to the adjacent land owners. The fact sheet also provides a sample letter to the Surface Transportation Board requestion railbanking."

Filed in: Community Problems and Solutions, Promoting Walking and Bicycling, Plans and Policies

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