AVAILABILITY AND USE OF ABANDONED RAILROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY

This study, prepared in compliance with section 809(a) of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act, evaluates potential alternative uses of, and public policy with respect to conversion of railroad rights-of-way where service has been or is likely to be discontinued. It includes an inventory of rights-of-way abandoned since 1970, an evaluation of rail bank, a survey of existing government programs for utilizing abandoned rights-of-way for public purposes, and an assessment of public utilization of such rights-of-way.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Report of the Secretary of Transportation to the President and the Congress pursuant to Section 809(a) of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices;
  • Pagination: 53 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00309880
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 21 1980 12:00AM