Tag: Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 in favor of a group of Wyoming landowners on Monday in a case that could create a costly and major stumbling block for the rails-to-trails program.
The court ruled that when the federal government gave away land to private landowners under an 1875 law, and that land was later …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/03/10/supreme-court-ruling-deals-uncertain-future-for-rails-to-trail-program/
See update, March 10, 2014 — “Supreme Court ruling deals uncertain future for rails-to-trails program.”
A Wyoming landowner’s challenge to a law that helps establish rail-trails for bicyclists and others on abandoned railroad right-of-ways could add a layer of uncertainty to development of rails to trails in the future.
There could be implications in Washington …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/01/15/supreme_court_battle_threatens_rail_trails/