Tag: rail trail

American bicycle superhighways

This USA Today story on bicycle infrastructure and the MAP-21 transportation bill that recently passed the U.S. Senate (and which still contains the mandatory sidepath on Federal lands provision) leads off with the Georgia Silver Comet Trail, a paved, mostly grade separated multiuse trail that connects Smyrna, Georgia with the state of Alabama. At the Alabama state line, the Silver Comet Trail connects with the 33 mile long Chief Ladiga Trail, a paved path that terminates in Weaver, Alabama.