From Rails to Trails

“Offering people a place to reconnect with nature and exercise just might encourage them to bicycle to work or walk around our neighborhoods and reconnect with neighbors,” says Alex Boudreau, PE, project manager with Sarasota County Public Works' Capital Management Services. Photos: Gibbs & Register Inc.

The railbeds of the former Venice to Sarasota rail trail were transformed into nearly 11 miles of asphalt paved trails for walkers, joggers, hikers, and cyclists.

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