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Bike To Work Day – Friday, May 16, 2014 Cancelled – Rescheduled for 5.30.14

Bike To Work Day – Friday, May 16, 2014 Cancelled – Rescheduled for 5.30.14

Bike to Work Day 2014, sponsored by the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, is cancelled in the Baltimore region on Friday May 16, 2014.  On this day, commuters are encouraged to cycle to work with other residents to test out commuting to work every day.  The likely rescheduled date is 5.30.14 This year marks the 17th annual event […]

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April Bike Rides Brings Cyclist Of All Ages

April Bike Rides Brings Cyclist Of All Ages

On April 26, a small caravan of cyclists gathered behind Western School of Technology and Environmental Sciences and followed the proposed route of the Catonsville Short Line Railroad Trail from the rear of Charlestown to the Mews on the Mellor.  The first annual Artstravaganza Festival with artists displaying their art work and a gathering of […]

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Mural Reflects A By-Gone Era of Transportation

Mural Reflects A By-Gone Era of Transportation

In the 1880s, a group of residents banned together to bring a railroad line into Catonsville.  These visionaries believed that railroad transportation would bring prosperity to Catonsville  In the early 1960’s, the Baltimore Beltway I-695 cut a path through Catonsville and demolished most of the gracious homes in the Eden Terrace neighborhood.   It was at this time […]

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Kit Valentine Clean Up Day A Success

Kit Valentine Clean Up Day A Success

Last spring, CRTT volunteer, Kit Valentine began to clear the Mellor Avenue portion of the Catonsville Short Line Trail that parallels Mellor Ave.  Kit removed 40 years of fallen limbs, vines and debris so that the trail would be visible from the road.  By himself, Kit cleared approximately 40% of this portion of trail.  Unfortunately, […]

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Help Us Build Catonsville Trails – Support CRTT By Becoming A Member

Help Us Build Catonsville Trails – Support CRTT By Becoming A Member

Join CRTT and Support Trail Construction 2015 was a tough year for Catonsville Rails To Trails!  Permits for the Spring Grove section of the trail has been brought our construction work to a halt since September 2014.  CRTT had to submit a storm water management plan and apply for permits for this section.  This has […]

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New Signs for Catonsville Short Line at Maiden Choice

New Signs for Catonsville Short Line at Maiden Choice

People won’t have trouble finding the  Catonsville Short Line Trail on the east side of the Beltway.  On August 3, 2013, volunteers installed four signs in the Paradise area and one on Mellor Avenue. Assisting with the installation of the signs were Catonsville High School student, Liam Mercer, and Javier Blanco, a student from Spain […]

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Catonsville Short Line Ribbon Cutting held on Saturday, October 19, 2013

Catonsville Short Line Ribbon Cutting held on Saturday, October 19, 2013

Catonsville Rails To Trails held a ribbon cutting for the Catonsville Short Line (East side) on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 9 a.m. behind the Western School of Technology and Environmental Sciences located at 100 Kenwood Ave. A 8 a.m., approximately 35 cyclists gathered for a tour of the new trail led by Jack MacConnell, […]

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Mt. St. Joe Senior Project Results in Cemetery Overlook on Short Line Trail

Mt. St. Joe Senior Project Results in Cemetery Overlook on Short Line Trail

One of the most beautiful portions of the Catonsville Short Line Trail is near the National Cemetery.  When you round the corner and get a look at the cemetery known as “Little Arlington”, it takes your breath away.  The perfectly symmetrical rows of tomb stones are 16′ apart and seem to go on forever.  It makes you […]

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Spring is in full bloom on the Short Line Trail

Spring is in full bloom on the Short Line Trail

Last fall, a group of women from the Shazam! UMBC Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team and CRTT board members planted one thousand daffodil bulbs at the corner of Garden Ridge Road and Maiden Choice Lane.  Last week, the bulbs began to bloom creating a yellow oasis of flowers. Thanks to Katie Golden and her team for making spring […]

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Short Line Trail offers deep woods beauty and historical importance

Short Line Trail offers deep woods beauty and historical importance

       

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