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01.01.2023  Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail Welcomes New Board President


10.18.2022  Riders in Charity Event Raise $50,000 for Rail Trail

06.16.2022  Town Issues Support for Rail to Trail Efforts in Aurora

06.16.2022  Volunteers Clean Rail Trail on National Trails Day


04.13.2022  ECRT Inc. Retains Local Design Firm for Rail Trail Plan: Nussbaumer & Clarke to Develop Plan for 3.5 mile Orchard

Park Section


11.01.2021 Newsletter

10.14.2021  Inaugural Bike Ride Raises $50,000 For Nonprofit

07.29.2021  Girl Scouts community Project Benefits Rail Trail in Orchard Park

06.17.2021  ECRT volunteers clean up trail on National Trails Day

06.05.2021  National Trails Day


05.13.2021  Fundraising Event to Benefit Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail

04.01.2021  Key Orchard Park benefactors of Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail Gather in Springville


10.08.2020  Bike Raffle Winners Announced

08.27.2020  ECRT Fundraiser Set for Sept. 12

08.13.2020  OP Section Opening


01.23.19  Rails to Trail Conservancy

01.15.19  Buffalo News Everybody's Column: Linear Park is Beneficial to Our Region

01.07.19  Buffalo News Editorial: Trails are Safer Than Abandoned Rail Beds




12.20.18  Orchard Park Bee: Editorial


09.13.18  Springville Times: Rail Trail Development Gets Boost Following Agreement Signing


09.10.18  Springville Journal: Erie Catt Rail Trail Secures Agreement

09.06.18  Erie County Legislator John Mills Support Rail Banking Agreement

08.30.18  East Aurora Advertiser: Local Rail Trail Secures Agreement


08.26.18  Buffalo News Editorial: Rail-to-Trail Projects Benefit Communities


08.23.18  Orchard Park Bee: Rail Banking Agreement Paves Way for 27-mile Southtowns Trail

08.17.18  WBFO FM-88: Work to Begin On WNY'S Longest Rail Trail

08.17.18  Buffalo News: 27-mile Trail On Old Rail Line to Link Ashford, Orchard Park

08.06.18  ECRT, Inc., Secures Long-Term Rail Banking Agreement With Buffalo Pittsburgh Railroad



01.15.17  WBFO FM 88.7 ECRT Co-Chair Interviewed Regarding Gov. Cuomo's Proposed NYS Trail System



11.25.16  The Buffalo News endorses the Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail

09.14.16  Springville Section of Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail to Open October 5



07.09.15  Change of Leadership at ECRT Sees Group Rolling Ahead on Trail Development


03.05.14  ECRT Awarded Mini-Grant from Parks and Trails New York   


11.09.13   ECRT is Featured on WGRZ Channel 2, Buffalo

02.15.13   ECRT Awarded grant from Parks & Trails New York

01.15.13   ECRT Awarded Mini-grant from Parks and Trails New York


01.15.12  Annual Newsletter Released



06.02.11   Is this Springville's Own Golden Tourism Opportunity?

05.30.11   Trail Use Benefits Even Harshest Critics

05.24.11   Trails Deserve Support Because of Many Public Benefits


02.06.11   Springville Winter Trail Walk to be Held Sat. Feb. 19, 2011


02.18.10   ECRT Awarded Grants from Parks and Trails New York


10.01.09   Famed Timpanist Shares Trail Success Story with ECRT

05.20.09   Orchard Park Residents Show Strong Trail Support​

02.06.09   Orchard Park Press: OP Better Off with 'Official' Rail Trail

02.02.09   Village of Springville Passes Resolution in Favor of Trail

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