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Effective utilization of abandoned railroad rights-of-way for park/recreation purposes

John S. Blair

Effective utilization of abandoned railroad rights-of-way for park/recreation purposes

potential problems and solutions

by John S. Blair

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Published by National Recreation and Park Association in Arlington, Va .
Written in English

  • Railroads -- United States -- Abandonment.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Right of way.,
  • Trails -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn S. Blair, Barry S. Tindall ; editor, Patricia J. Briner.
    ContributionsTindall, Barry S., Briner, Patricia J., National Recreation and Park Association.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14172263M

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Effective utilization of abandoned railroad rights-of-way for park/recreation purposes. Arlington, Va.: National Recreation and Park Association, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John S Blair; Barry S Tindall; Patricia J Briner; National Recreation and Park Association. A rail trail is the conversion of a disused railway track into a multi-use path, typically for walking, cycling and sometimes horse riding and snowmobiling.

The characteristics of abandoned railways—flat, long, frequently running through historical areas—are appealing for various developments. The term sometimes also covers trails running alongside working railways; these are called "rails. Within street or alley rights-of-way, uses shall be limited to street purposes as defined by law.

Within railroad rights-of-way, allowed uses shall be limited to tracks, signals or other operating devices, movement of rolling stock, utility lines and equipment, and facilities accessory to and used directly for the delivery and distribution.

A parcel of land, intended to be used for urban purposes, which is entirely surrounded by public streets, highways, railroad rights-of-way, public walks, parks or green strips, rural land or drainage channels, boundaries of a municipality, or a combination thereof. Building Code.

Regulations governing building design, construction and maintenance. According to the Senate report accompanying the amendment containing Section 4(f), the purpose of the provision was “to insure that in planning highways, railroad rights-of-way, airports, and. On the date of enactment of the National Parks and Recreation Act ofall unexpended balances available to any other Federal agency for acquisition of land within the exterior boundaries referred to in the preceding sentence shall be transferred to the Secretary of the Acquisition Interior to be used for such purposes.

Text for H.R - th Congress (): To enact ti United States Code, "National Park Service and Related Programs", as positive law. portions of Main and Ervay Streets rights-of-way near their intersection - Revenue: $2, annually and $ one-time fee, plus the $20 ordinance publication fee An ordinance abandoning an alley to Legge Properties Limited, the abutting owner, containing approximately 3, square feet of land, located near the intersection ofFile Size: 39MB.

Full text of "National Trails System Improvement Act of and revising the boundaries of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site: hearing before the. The New Albany and Salem Railroad, precursor to the Monon Railroad, is organized. McDoel retires in and the following year the switchyard is named in his honor.

culvert facilities within the rights-of-way of the town and county road system. Also, many farm properties have private storm water management practices which include ponds, terraces and grass water-ways. These facilities retain and slow the run-off of storm water.

Benefits include the lessening of soil erosion. Snowmobiles are an example of a recreational activity that has meshed well with changes in the transportation system of the United States. As railroad rights-of-way have been abandoned, snowmobilers have readily adopted the rails-to-trails.

They provide elevated, comparatively straight “highways,” highly conducive to these high tech machines. Stallings Unified Development Code. a railroad right-of-way, or utility easement, the boundary shall be construed to be in the center of such street or alley right-of-way, railroad right-of.

§ B Acquisition of rights-of-way and lands; manner of acquiring. The State of North Carolina may use lands for trail purposes within the boundaries of areas under its administration that are included in the rights-of-way selected for the Appalachian Trail System.

An easement for C.S.A.H. 31 right-of-way purposes over, under and across the east line of said Section 1, also C.S.A.H. 30 easement for right-of-way purposes over, under and across the West Half of the Northwest Quarter and the Section line between said Sections 2 and 3, Township 46 North, Range 29 West and the Section line between.

Full text of "DTIC ADA Genesee River Basin Comprehensive Study of Water and Related Land V. Appendix G. State Water Laws. Appendix H. Water Supply and Water Quality Management. Appendix I. Groundwater Resources. The source of research for recorded rights-of-way and easements is (name of title company, commitment for case no., file no., and effective date; i.e., ABC Title Insurance Corporation, Commitment for Title Insurance Case No.

File No. and having an effective date of month, date, year at time A.M. or P.M.). • Only used for capital purposes and there are limits to amount of debt that can be issued. Debt Limits. There are three pots of 2 ½% of assessed valuation each: (1) general government purposes, (2) municipally owned water, sewer, and electric utilities, and (3) open space and parks.

Pots two and. This notice proposes revised Departmental policies and procedures for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended, Executive Orderas amended, and the Council on Environmental Quality's regulations.

This action is necessary to update these procedures and to. To enact ti United States Code, ‘National Park System’, as positive law. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1.

TABLE OF CONTENTS. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec. Table of contents. Sec. Purpose; conformity with original. railroad rights-of-way and interspersed with commercial Pennsylvania.

The program in Blair County became effective on September 1, To date there have conservation, development, and utilization of natural resources, to improve the level of economic activity. Effective Tax Rate: $/ $/ Effective Maintenance & Operations Tax Rate: $/ $/ Rollback Tax Rate: $/ $/ Debt Rate: $/ $/ Total debt obligation for CITY OF.

(2) For the purposes of this subsection, gross land area includes all lands within the parcel, except existing street, railway, and utility rights-of-way. (3) Common open space shall comply with the following design standards: (A) The location of common open space shall be consistent with the objectives of the city's comprehensive plan.

It permits interim trail use and allows the railroad to discontinue service, cancel tariffs, and salvage track and materials 30 days after it is issued. It further provides for a day period for negotiation of a final agreement that, if reached, delays the effective date of full abandonment during the period the agreement is.

Date Description Vote; 05/04/ Ordinance C - Amending Ordinance No. C passed by the City Council Decemand entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane formaking appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending Decemand providing it shall take effect immediately upon.

Ordinance C - Granting a non-exclusive Franchise Agreement to TDS Metrocom, LLC to occupy and use the public rights-of-way and, upon approval, other public places in the City of Spokane, for the purpose of constructing, maintaining, and operating a Cable System within the City for a term of ten years, subject to regulation by federal.

All existing easements and rights-of-way and the purposes for which they have been established, deed restrictions, covenants, and other encumbrances. All proposed streets, their location, proposed names, right-of-way and cartway widths and lines, centerline radii of horizontal. All drainage ways shall be shown on the plat.

The rights-of-way of all major drainage-ways, as designated by the city engineer, shall be dedicated to the public. All existing private easements within, on or over the plat shall be indicated, dimensioned and noted as to their use.

Emmet County, Iowa Zoning abandoned farmstead for the purposes of these regulations the tract of land must not have been reclaimed for intensive agricultural (row crop) production. A property may be considered an Railroad: The land use including the right-of-way (RW.) abutting railroad properties.

Police Manual, CA POST, • Feb. 24, • Locations: United States of America -> California • Topics: Police Department Manuals Share. Book. rights and access. N/A. related resources. most of the special study efforts are finished within one year.

We believe this is a very effective, highly efficient, and successful program. and wildlife and aquatic habitat.

53 The ongoing Upper Central South Platte Valley at Zuni design project expands the purposes further to include. railroad grade from St. Croix Falls north to Superior. This grade was commercially used for approximately years starting in the late s.

Upon abandonment, part of the corridor was purchased by Burnett County and the State of Wisconsin for use as a recreational trail. Railroad history is remembered in the name "Gandy Dancer."File Size: 9MB. Full text of "Supplement to Appendix to the Journal of the Senate" See other formats.

Erie County Parks Master Plan Update STAKEHOLDER MEETINGS – Erie County Parks, Wendel, Greenplay Stakeholder Meeting – Emery Park Date: 12/6/ Location: Stohrer’s Lodge.

Section 8. Effective Date: This ordinance and the Code adopted by the same shall be effective upon passage and publication of this ordinance as provided by law. Enacted by the city council as an ordinance of the City of Hayden on the 23 day of April, Approved.

The staff recommended approval of the bulkhead line relocation and settlement because (1) a definitive boundary would be established between public and private lands, (2) submerged lands heretofore conveyed would be returned to the Trustees, (3) the utilization of ft.

m.s.l. elevation would be abandoned in that area, and (4) it would allow. (1) The provisions of this article which become effective July 1,shall apply to all special districts existing on Jor organized thereafter; except that any such existing district need not obtain a name change to conform to this article and that any district may continue to operate for the purpose or purposes for which it.

Department of State and International Assistance Programs from Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year technical studies to further the purposes of the law.

Hold hearings, take testimony, issue subpoenas and compel the attendance of witnesses. Prescribe rules and regulations to implement the provisions of the Ethics Law.

(See 51 PA Code § et seq. for regulations effective under Act and 51 PA Code § et seq. for regulations. (c) If the governing body of a county abandons the roads and rights-of-way dedicated in a recorded residential subdivision, and simultaneously conveys the county's interest therein to a homeowners' association for the subdivision in the manner prescribed in s.that county's traffic control jurisdiction over the abandoned and conveyed.

reference purposes. Acknowledgments. This publication was under the direct supervision of Bill Carroll, Senior Code Attorney, and Bill Eddy, Editor, of the Municipal Code Corporation, Tallahassee, Florida.

Credit is gratefully given to the other members of the publisher's staff for their sincere interest and able assistance throughout the project.City Manager McConkie requested that the City Council change the City Council Meeting from Tuesday, May 2, at p.m. to Wednesday, May 3, at p.m.

due to School Elections. Moved by Kelly, supported by Church, to approve to change the City Council Meeting from Tuesday, May 2, at p.m. to Wednesday, May 3, at p.AN ACT relating to appropriations and revenue measures providing financing and conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and its various officers, cabinets, departments, boards, commissions, institutions, subdivisions, agencies, and other state-supported activities.