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01/14/2015 - 50 states, 50 spots for 2014 - CNN
01/14/2015 - On yer bike! The very best bike routes Best bike routes: Great Allegheny Passage, Pennsylvania, US - MSN Home
04/16/2014 - Group hoping to add tunnel to trail system - The Tribune Democrat
04/13/2014 - Cycling season is back - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - By Larry Walsh
03/25/2014 - Trail group raising funds to reopen abandoned railroad tunnel on Great Allegheny Passage - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, By: Jon Schmitz
03/11/2014 - Pittsburgh will get help developing bike lanes - Pittsburgh Post-Gazete, By: Kaitlynn Riely
10/18/2013 - Riding, walking the GAP in Fayette County - Trib Live By Mark Hofmann
10/15/2013 - Cyclists test roll on/roll off service on - Trib Live - by Mark Hofmann
10/15/2013 - Amtrak tests bicycle roll-on service on Capitol Limited route between Pittsburgh and D.C. - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , By: Jon Schmitz
07/10/2013 - Mon Wharf Switchback ramp meets funding goal - POP City
07/08/2013 - The Great Allegheny Passage - POINT MADE! - VideoGraphicsInc
06/19/2013 - Actor David Conrad Celebrates the Completion of the Great Allegheny Passage with ImaginePittsburgh.com Neighbors - ImaginePittsburgh.com
06/19/2013 - Bicyclists celebrate reaching end of Great Allegheny Passage trail - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
06/17/2013 - Waterfront link completes Great American Passage bike trail - McKeesport Daily News/TRIB
06/17/2013 - Ride your bicycle from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. - USA Today
06/16/2013 - Celebration marks the completion of the Great Allegheny Passage Trail - Examiner
06/15/2013 - Riders hit trail as last link in Great Allegheny Passage opens - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
06/15/2013 - Ceremony marks final link of Pittsburgh-DC trail - San Francisco Gate
06/15/2013 - Final Link Of Great Allegheny Passage Officially Opens - CBS Pittsburgh
06/15/2013 - Trail’s last link opens to connect to Great Allegheny Passage in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
10/13/2012 - Work begins on final connection for Great Allegheny Passage - Trib LIVE
10/12/2012 - Ground Broken For Allegheny Passage’s Final Mile - CBS - KDKA
09/17/2012 - Pennsylvania to Maryland bike trail through verdant mountains on the Great Allegheny Passage - Washington Post .com / Cleveland Plain Dealer
08/09/2012 - National Geographic - Best Fall Trips 2012
03/11/2012 - Biking the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal from Pittsburgh to D.C. - Washington Post
10/23/2011 - Life is a Wheel - A Man, a Bike and 4,100 Miles - The New York Times
06/20/2011 - New trail section officially opens - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
06/20/2011 - Trail Groups Open Three-Mile Stretch of Great Allegheny Passage - Allegheny County
06/20/2011 - New 3-Mile Section Of Great Allegheny Passage Opens - KDKA Pittsburgh
01/26/2010 - The Last Mile - By Debra Weiner | NEWSWEEK
01/22/2010 - Amtrak reconsidering Rockwood stop - Daily American By JUDY D.J. ELLICH
11/24/2009 - Off Road from DC to Pittsburgh: Riding George Washington's route west ... and then some - Adventure Cycling Magazine - March 2009
10/30/2009 - Allegheny Bike Trail Users Multiply In Md. - WJZ in Baltimore - WJZ.COM
10/27/2009 - Great Allegheny Passage trail investment pays off - TRIBUNE-REVIEW, By Jennifer Reeger
10/24/2009 - The Great Allegheny Passage: A profit for the region - Daily American - By Judy Ellich
10/23/2009 - Biking Coal Country's Tracks and Tunnels - New York Times By Dan White
10/16/2009 - Five fabulous fall trips - by, Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun
10/16/2009 - Riding the rails: Bike the Great Allegheny Passage for flat-out, inexpensive fun - USA TODAY
10/16/2009 - Cyclists hit the rail trail for a recession-resistant getaway - Credit: Andrew Scott, Katye Martens, Dave Merrill, William Couch, USA TODAY
10/05/2009 - Riverton Bridge Bike/Ped Bridge connecting Duquesne to McKeesport now open. Onoroto says Pittsburgh to DC trail to be completed by 11/11/11 - Bike Pittsburgh
10/03/2009 - D.C. trail project embarks on longest mile - By Jon Schmitz, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
10/03/2009 - The Great Allegheny Passage is closer to being completed, after a one-mile stretch opened Friday. - WDUQ News
10/03/2009 - Tunnel adds key link to Great Allegheny Passage trail - By Matthew Santoni
10/03/2009 - Linda McKenna Boxx and The Great Allegheny Passage - Allegheny Front - Environmental Radio
10/03/2009 - Another Mile of the Great Allegheny Passage Opens - KDKA TV
10/03/2009 - Major steps announced to finishing bicycle trail - By Jon Schmitz, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
10/02/2009 - Great Allegheny Passage: Amtrak Bicycle Service Survey Results- Executive Summary -
10/01/2009 - Bike ride Sunday benefits Wounded Warrior Project - Cumberland Times-News
09/28/2009 - VENTURE OUTDOORS G24RELAY Video - Geoff Tolley
09/18/2009 - Rockwood loses its voice: Maynard Sembower passes at age 100 - Daily American - By Judy Ellich
08/26/2009 - Divide and Conquer, by Rail and Trail - The Washington Post
08/13/2009 - Great Allegheny Passage Video by John Urman - John Urman
07/16/2009 - Trail Town Outreach Corps Rides the Great Allegheny Passage - Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau
07/06/2009 - Map a user's guide to the Yough River - Daily American
07/05/2009 - The Great Allegheny Passage Nature Trail - Part I - Tribune Review
07/04/2009 - Biking down memory lane, along the Great Allegheny Passage - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
06/24/2009 - Pittsburgh becomes increasingly bike friendly - Tribune Review
10/14/2008 - Biking the Great Allegheny Trail - Pittsburgh Tribune Review
10/02/2008 - Pittsburgh Celebrates 250 links city's past, future - Pittsburgh Tribune Review
10/02/2008 - Great Allegheny Passage Stretches From Pittsburgh To D.C. - ThePittsburghChannel.Com
08/22/2008 - Views of the nation's greatest bike trail. - Pittsburgh Quarterly Magazine
08/09/2008 - Biking: Cycling tour will commemorate 250th anniversary - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
05/10/2008 - Biking through Pennsylvania to DC - The Cleveland Plain Dealer
03/04/2008 - Ten Top Touring Areas - Adventure Cyclists Magazine
11/30/2007 - Put the pedal to the Hot Metal: Bridge across Mon opens at last - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
11/30/2007 - Hot Metal Bridge is Open for Business - Bike-pgh.org
10/18/2007 - Cyclists put a welcome new spin on business on GAP - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review -
10/18/2007 - Washington to Pittsburgh, by Bike - New York Times - United States
07/16/2007 - Trail of the Month: July 2007 - Rails to Trails Conservancy
11/29/2006 - Denver Post -Pedaling into the Past - Denver Post
06/28/2006 - On the Beaten Path: Pedaling Pittsburgh and Beyond - WDUQ 90.5FM Website
06/01/2006 - Big Savage Tunnel - wqed.com
04/26/2006 - Video Link Featuring the Great Allegheny Passage - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
05/17/2003 - They've had a great time while taking care of the outdoors - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
05/17/2003 - Festival will let you bike, hike, row, paddle, etc. - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
05/11/2003 - Bicycling: Area cyclists connect with those on cross-country mission - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
05/09/2003 - A look back at history; visiting the Big Savage Tunnel - The Daily American
05/08/2003 - Tunneling Through the Mountain - The Daily American
05/04/2003 - Bicycling: Another section of the Montour Trail was opened yesterday - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
04/30/2003 - Findlay link to Montour Trail to be feted - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
04/18/2003 - ATA Marketing Committee Receives Chief’s National RCA Award - NPS--Northeastern Area News Notes ("apr03")
04/14/2003 - Murtha seeks national status for trail network - Tribune-Review
04/13/2003 - Bicycling: Ride for Habitat a helping hand - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
04/09/2003 - Trail programs moving forward, director says - Leader Times
04/09/2003 - 'Necklace' of trails a ride in right direction - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
04/08/2003 - Events will put Fayette County in the spotlight - The Daily Courier
04/08/2003 - Bike ride to benefit PolioPlus project - The Daily Courier
04/02/2003 - Money adds miles to rail-trail system - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
03/21/2003 - Allegheny Trail Alliance sponsoring photo contest - Cumberland Times-News
03/20/2003 - Historic span: Local government should take lead... - Cumberland Times-News
03/18/2003 - Officials have another two months to save Pa. bridge - Cumberland Times-News
03/17/2003 - Extension may help save historic bridge - The Tribune-Democrat
03/16/2003 - Trail tunnel fund drive boosted - Tribune Review by Robb Frederick
03/15/2003 - Big Savage Tunnel vision - Cumberland Times-News
03/09/2003 - On the path of history - Tribune-Review Fay-West Sunday
03/06/2003 - Future bleak for old bridge - Cumberland Times-News
03/01/2003 - Historic span’s future may be slipping away - The Tribune-Democrat
02/25/2003 - Booklet traces history of Great Allegheny Passage - Cumberland Times-News
02/15/2003 - Laurels and barbs - The Tribune-Democrat
02/09/2003 - Somerset's Big Savage Tunnel gets new life as bike trail - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette--By Tom Gibb
02/07/2003 - Park service OKs funds for Savage tunnel work - Cumberland Times-News
01/27/2003 - Great Allegheny Passage, Featured Greenway - PA Greenways
01/07/2003 - Work begins on missing Md. link in bike trail - Pittsburgh Post Gazette -- Associated Press
12/31/2002 - One resolution to keep forever - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
12/29/2002 - Snow Sports: Snowfall a windfall for ski business - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
12/01/2002 - Area officials try to save historic span - The Tribune-Democrat
11/30/2002 - Bed and breakfast tour offers look at area's getaways - TRIBUNE-REVIEW
11/24/2002 - Meyersdale receives status in Main Street program - Fay-West Sunday By Sandra Lepley
11/24/2002 - New signs point tourists in right direction in Laurel Highlands - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Lawrence Walsh
11/10/2002 - Plans call for trail's expansion - Trib South & West by Brian C. Rittmeyer
11/03/2002 - Bikers' crash spawns effort toward safety - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Larry Walsh
11/02/2002 - Trail group pleads for tunnel cash - The Tribune-Democrat
10/27/2002 - Experiencing the changes that autumn brings - Greensburg Tribune-Review
10/26/2002 - Riverfront trail grows by another two miles - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Bob Batz Jr.
10/13/2002 - Land purchase along Monongahela opens access for fishermen - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Deborah Weisberg
10/09/2002 - Retirees volunteer to maintain Yough trail - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Virginia Peden
10/06/2002 - Conservationists create prairie of grasses, flowers along Yough River - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Larry Walsh
09/22/2002 - Meet bike-friendly Confluence and beauty of the Yough basin - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Larry Walsh
09/01/2002 - Bicycling Washington-to-Pittsburgh: What a rush - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Larry Walsh
08/25/2002 - All Hail Big Trail Made From Pa. Rail - Akron Beacon Journal by Bob Downing
08/25/2002 - ATA Courts Young and Old - Greensburg Tribune-Review
08/20/2002 - Alliance hires coordinator to get more seniors riding and walking - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Virginia Linn
08/04/2002 - Multicycle Confluence offers riders divergent paths to take - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Larry Walsh
07/17/2002 - Publishing spouses turn local history into page-turners - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Patricia Lowry
07/17/2002 - Steel Valley share-the-road bike route is light on signs and riders - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Linda Wilson Fuoco
07/07/2002 - Elizabeth Township policemen keep a welcome eye on bicyclists - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Larry Walsh
06/19/2002 - C&O Canal: Park's popularity continues to grow - Cumberland Times-News
06/14/2002 - Cumberland ‘pivotal town’ on trail - Cumberland Times-News
06/09/2002 - News exhibits give cyclists history lesson - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Larry Walsh
06/02/2002 - Sheepskin Trail will have economic impact on community - The Daily Courier
06/01/2002 - Yough trail cleansed of diesel fuel, but smell remains - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Don Hopey
05/28/2002 - Trailblazers wanted - The Tribune-Democrat
05/26/2002 - A city struggles - The Tribune-Democrat
05/13/2002 - Murtha, Mascara answer questions... economy in Mon Valley - The Valley Independent
05/12/2002 - Pitt researchers to poll hike-bike trail users - The Tribune-Review
05/11/2002 - Impact of trail study being conducted now through November - The Daily Courier
05/02/2002 - Community awaits completion of Pan Handle trail - Tribune-Review
04/12/2002 - New Montour Trail Segment to Open - Tribune-Review
11/04/2001 - Tighter security near Confluence dam sends cyclists in search of new campsite - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Larry Walsh
10/31/2001 - Tales of unexplained sights and sounds echo along Youghiogheny River Trail - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Mary Ravasio
10/28/2001 - Little Somerset town has big hopes for train stop - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
09/29/2001 - Bike shuttle works well at Ohiopyle - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Lawrence Walsh
09/02/2001 - Bikers transform Meyersdale to Confluence trail into hive of activity - Pittsburgh Post Gazette By Lawrence Walsh
08/26/2001 - A gap closed in bike trail - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Don Hopey
08/05/2001 - New trail section eases riders' travels - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Lawrence Walsh
06/03/2001 - Former Ohiopyle superintendent sees rails-to-trails conversion come to fruition - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Lawrence Walsh
01/18/2001 - 150-mile bike trail dubbed the Great Allegheny Passage - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Don Hopey
08/20/2000 - Opera house returns to life - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
07/21/2000 - Organizers hope bike trail spurs interest in larger venture - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Jan Ackerman
05/31/1999 - Rain water is life blood of Youghiogheny businesses - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Lawrence Walsh
02/22/1999 - Pittsburgh to Cumberland Trail System has Major Economic Impact - SustainablePittsburgh.org
06/28/1998 - Sojourn on the Yough -- Day 6 -- Sojourn comes to an early end... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
06/26/1998 - Sojourn on the Yough -- Day 4 -- Nothing is more summer than canoeing... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
06/25/1998 - Sojourn on the Yough -- Day 3 -- Big dreams of big business... Yough Trail - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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