It is commonplace for specialized law firms to try to organize landowners when it becomes public that a rail owner is considering abandoning a rail corridor.
Tell your legislators you support the state investment in multi-use trails, like the Shenandoah Rail Trail.
Shenandoah Rail Trail Exploratory Partnership members signed and delivered a letter asking for help to secure funds for a multi-use from Broadway to Front Royal.
A study conducted by state agencies found that a Shenandoah Rail Trail IS feasible and also that there is overwhelming support for the concept.
Today Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced funding for multi-use trails that will make the vision of a Shenandoah Rail Trail connecting the towns from Broadway to Front Royal a step closer to reality.
In addition to all the expected community benefits the trail will offer, Shenandoah Valley communities also stand to benefit economically.
It was exciting to hear that most of the feedback from the stakeholder meetings and the online survey was very supportive of the project.
It’s time to share your views! State agencies are seeking public input on the concept of a Shenandoah Valley Rail Trail.
Localities, businesses and community groups are confirming their interest in a Shenandoah Valley Rail Trail by passing formal resolutions of support.
Communities along the proposed route have already begun to envision their towns with a Shenandoah Valley Rail Trail.