Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #728- Oct 10, 2017

Sandra-and-Jim-Schmid-on-top-of-Owl-Mtn-Peak-Coronado-High-Peaks-hikes-AZ-1991-92

Sandra-and-Jim-Schmid-on-top-of-Owl-Mtn-Peak-Coronado-High-Peaks-hikes-AZ-1991-92

Trails and parks are as necessary to communities as roads, sewer systems and utility grids.

—PETER HARNICK, Converting Rails to Trails, 1989


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #642 – July 16, 2017

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Jim-Schmid-Midtown-Greenway-Minn-MN-5-10-17

Towns which have rail-trails are better places to live, work, recreate and raise a family; towns without these greenways are poorer for the lack of them.

—PETER HARNICK, Converting Rails to Trails, 1989


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #595 – May 30, 2017

Jim-Schmid-sitting-with-Bacchetta-Giro-recumbent-on-Blackwater-Rail-Trail-FL-02-16-2016

Jim-Schmid-sitting-with-Bacchetta-Giro-recumbent-on-Blackwater-Rail-Trail-FL-02-16-2016

Of the many hurdles that rails-to-trails advocates confront, the basic one is fear—fear by landowners of outsiders, fear by park managers of unexpected costs or liability, fear by politicians of trying something new. Virtually all these fears have proven groundless….

—PETER HARNICK, Converting Rails to Trails, 1989


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #547 – April 12, 2017

Two-trikes-Withlacoochee-Rail-Trail-FL-01-28-30-2016

Two-trikes-Withlacoochee-Rail-Trail-FL-01-28-30-2016

Converting an abandoned rail corridor into a trail is not always an easy task, but it is one whose rewards to your community and region will continue far into the future.

—PETER HARNICK, Converting Rails to Trails, 1989


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #248 – June 17, 2016

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Sandra-Schmid-bicycling-on-Indian-Bend-Wash-Scottsdale-AZ-1998

Human history and natural history are visible from trails. The old railroad routes through a town can show a lot about how the town developed, what it was like long ago. When you go through a town by bicycle on an old railroad route, the place looks very different than from the customary perspective of the car and the highway.

—PETER HARNICK, Co-founder, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 1987


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