WASHINGTON, DC — The Capital Trails Coalition today released a list of the 40 featured trail projects which comprise the most critical gaps in the network known as the Capital Trails Network which covers Washington DC, Prince George’s County, Montgomery […]

Anacostia River Trail The Anacostia River Trail (ART) was developed as part of the decades-long Anacostia Waterfront Initiative, connecting riverfront communities to each other and to recreational opportunities along the river. Only 4.2 miles of 24 have yet to be […]

Metropolitan Branch Trail One of the region’s best urban trails The Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) is a multi-phased project that, once complete, will span 8+ miles, connecting the Silver Spring Transit Center with Union Station in DC. The MBT will […]

WB&A Extension Trail Making MD 704 bike and pedestrian-friendly This project would extend the existing WB&A Trail southwest from Annapolis Road in Prince George’s County to the DC/MD border, using the former WB&A Railroad right-of-way (which currently lies along Martin […]

New York Avenue Trail Providing better bike and pedestrian access to Ward 5 Part of the New York Avenue Streetscape and Trail Project, this two-way cycle track and pedestrian path will extend from NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro Station to Bladensburg Road […]

East Capitol Street (Whitney Young Memorial) Bridge Connector Improving the connection from the Anacostia River’s banks Quick Facts Jurisdiction: DC and National Park Service Length: 0.4 miles remaining Plan Reference: MoveDC, NPS Paved Trails Plan Status: Funded The East Capitol Bridge […]

Purple Line Trail/Capital Crescent Trail Extension This project will extend the Capital Crescent Trail (CCT) southeast from downtown Bethesda to downtown Silver Spring at Silver Spring Transit Center. The extension of the CCT will parallel the under-construction Purple Line light […]

Arlington Boulevard Trail Arlington Boulevard (Route 50) is a multi-lane street running east/west through Arlington and Fairfax Counties as a main transportation corridor. Arlington Boulevard is at the center of the Seven Corners neighborhood in Falls Church and hosts a […]

Prince George’s County Connector A short, but key network gap The Prince George’s County Connector is a short trail that will connect the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) with the Northwest Branch Trail, thus filling a key network gap to connect […]

Suitland Parkway Trail Currently, this off-road shared-use path spans nearly two miles along Suitland Parkway in DC, from Stanton Road SE to the DC/MD border. This project would extend the trail on either end: north within DC to the Frederick […]