4 Benefits of Building Trails in Brownsville, Texas

Last year, the city of Brownsville, the National Parks Service, and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy teamed up with regional and local partners to make the Caracara Trails Vision–a plan to implement a 428-mile trail network throughout Cameron County–a reality. However, there is much more than public health that benefits from building a trail in Brownsville. Economic and […]

‘Greenway Stimulus’ Could Bring Boom in Bike and Walking Trails

If you’ve ridden a bike in New York City, you’ve likely found yourself, perhaps unknowingly, on one of its designated “greenways.” The Hudson River Greenway, the most heavily frequented bike path in the U.S., runs up and down Manhattan’s western waterfront. The nearly complete Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway is a 26-mile ride past some of the […]

The Caracara Trails: Building and Bridging a Community Together

Imagine 428 miles of nature and culture at the reach of your fingertips–or in this instance, your feet. The Caracara Trails are just that; a plan to build and connect trails in Brownsville to create a 428-mile network that not only attracts locals, but people around the country as well. Texas is a huge place, […]