Once upon a time, railroads were the lifeline that strung our nation together. But as new technologies transformed our world, thousands of miles of track were left deserted and longing for use. Starting in 1986, abandoned railroad beds across the country began to be converted to hiking and biking trails in a growing movement based on exercise and green-living.
Ride along as My Generation explores how rail trails are putting commuters and hobbyists on the fast track to changing our world. … Back to Article
Join/Renew for Just $16 A Year
- Discounts on travel and everyday savings
- Subscription to AARP The Magazine
- Free membership for your spouse or partner