Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #164 – March 25, 2016

Sandra-Schmid-and-Willow-hiking-across-bridge-at-Montreat-NC-06-22-2011

Sandra-Schmid-and-Willow-hiking-across-bridge-at-Montreat-NC-06-22-2011

Trails urge people to slow down, not to speed up.

—DAVID BURWELL, President, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 1996


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #143 – March 4, 2016

Jim-Schmid's-recumbent-on-Withlacoochee-Rail-Trail-2012

Jim-Schmid’s-recumbent-on-Withlacoochee-Rail-Trail-2012

Since most of the land was donated to the railroads by the American public in the first place, we believe it should be returned to the public.

—DAVID BURWELL, President, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 1988


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #112 – February 2, 2016

Sandra-Schmid-hiking-at-Anne-Springs-Close-Greenway-Fort-Mill-SC-1999

Sandra-Schmid-hiking-at-Anne-Springs-Close-Greenway-Fort-Mill-SC-1999

Trails consolidate and connect communities, rather than encourage them to expand and fragment.

—DAVID BURWELL, President, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 1997


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #86 – January 7, 2016

Sandra-Schmid-on-Silver-Comet-Rail-Trail-Atlanta-GA-1998

Sandra-Schmid-on-Silver-Comet-Rail-Trail-Atlanta-GA-1998

Successful greenways grow out of the grassroots. They depend on local enthusiasm, local money, local leaders, local priorities, local agreements and local governments. They depend on highly motivated volunteers including individuals, groups and businesses. They are dependent, in short, on a strong sense of community responsibility and on the willingness of each community to link its destiny to that of its neighbors.

—DAVID BURWELL, President, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 1996


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #39 – November 21, 2015

Sandra-Schmid-walking-abandoned-RR-ROW-N-Augusta-SC-1989

Sandra-Schmid-walking-abandoned-RR-ROW-N-Augusta-SC-1989

At an average of twelve acres per mile, and with widths up to 400 feet, abandoned lines represent a million-acre resource available for many public uses, particularly trails: conservation trails for wildlife protection, nature interpretation, and open space; recreation trails for hiking, biking, walking, skiing, and horseback riding; trails for cultural interpretation and historic preservation; and access trails to rivers and to public lands for camping, hunting, and fishing.

—DAVID BURWELL, President, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 1988


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