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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Pullman Civic Trust urges rail banking for CAP trail


Representatives of the Pullman Civic Trust gave a presentation to county commissioners Monday, July 16, on the proposed railbanking of the Colfax-Albion-Pullman Corridor.

Bobbie Ryder, president of Pullman Civic Trust, explained that they advocate for the 19-mile stretch to be turned into a trail for bicyclists/walkers/joggers, which could connect to trails into Idaho, which she said would result in economic and other benefits to the area.

“Rail lines are great because they are flat,” Ryder said.

She talked about the proposed CAP trail – Colfax-Albion-Pullman – which could connect...

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