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The Bloomingdale Trail

NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT
 

How do the issues involved in the Bloomingdale Trail project play out across the country?

Check out these links to put the trail/park in context.

ELEVATED LINEAR PARKS
Did you know that New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago all have parks on railways, or plan to?
Read "Cities See the Other Side of the Tracks" in the New York Times.

THE HIGH LINE
Learn more about the enormously popular elevated park in New York.
Read "High Line Park: An Abandoned Rail Line Becomes a Promenade in the Air" at NPR.

ELEVATED PARKS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Did you know the High Line has brought $2 billion in development to the area?
Read "With Next Phase Ready, the Area Around the High Line is Flourishing" in the New York Times.

ABANDONED RAILWAYS AS BIKE PATHS
Minneapolis offers bike commuters an alternative option with the Midtown Greenway.
Read "Midtown Greenway Traffic Running " in the Star Tribune.

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