Since 1986, Rails To Trails Conservancy has worked to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail road lines. The goal? To connect corridors and build healthier places for people to be outdoors and enjoy an active lifestyle. They received $200,000 as a first round winner of funding from Members Project from American Express and we spoke to RTC’s Jennifer Kaleba about their work around the country and how they’ll use the funds to keep it up.
She told us about her involvement with Members Project and RTC’s competitors in their category: