The purpose of the Catonsville Rails to Trails, Inc. (CRTT) shall be to unite individuals in the community around the common theme of promoting hiking/biking trail enhancements in the greater Catonsville area. The objectives shall be:
- Converting old, abandoned railroads and streetcar lines into new trails that can be used for recreational purposes. Currently, CRTT is building the Catonsville Short Line Railroad trail into a walking and bicycling path.
- Maintain and enhance the #8 Streetcar Path
- Promote the linage of existing and proposed trails to support the safe and effective use of the trails as a network providing connectivity to neighborhoods of Catonsville and to the surrounding areas.
- Preserve the history of the railroad and streetcar routes that once served Catonsville.