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Rich Ferrin on the Cal-Sag Trail
“Best Chicago trail that isn’t the Bloomingdale Trail” | Critics Choice 2015

The Bloomingdale Trail is pretty special; thank you, Chicago Reader, for the high praise! See the story here

Grandma is in CHARGE

[FOCST president Debbie Stoffregen’s speech at the Cal-Sag Trail western segment ribbon cutting, June 6, 2015. More photos at https://flic.kr/s/aHskeiQA7b.] Thank you Mayor Straz. How exciting
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Why the next 13 miles matter

Message forwarded to us today by John Greenfield, writer for Rails-to-Trails Conservancy‘s magazine (and many others): I recently read your fine article on the Cal-Sag Trail
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Forest Preserve made us an awesome map!

Check it out here: http://www.calsagtrail.org/map/

Note from a hungry trail user

Trail users discovering nearby businesses—Christopher K. writes: “Another Cal-Sag Trail visit, another upside discovered. Joe’s Italian Villa relocated and opened in City of Palos Heights, IL at 12207 S.
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Meanwhile, a block east of Harlem Avenue…

A mighty big shovel is seriously breaking ground. Thanks board member Rich Ferrin for sneaking out to snag the pictures! #TheTrailIsNigh

Joanie Lum & FOX 32 Chicago all over Cal-Sag Trail groundbreaking

Joanie Lum and the FOX 32 Good Morning Chicago crew were all over the Cal-Sag Trail, Palos Forest Preserves and even CAMBr this morning. They
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Two miles to go…

It’s official: Cal-Sag Trail has been awarded $6.2 million by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, paying 80% of trail construction costs between Indiana Avenue
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Transform It

This corridor in Dolton, Illinois doesn’t return much value to its community—just a lot of dumping and misuse. The Cal-Sag Trail will transform it into
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In pictures: Bridges & Blues 2013

Bridges & Blues 2013, a set on Flickr. To our guests and donors and sponsors of Bridges & Blues 2013, the Friends of the Cal-Sag
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