RAIL-TRAILS AND SAFE COMMUNITIES - In response to safety and security concerns, the following link is to a comprehensive report about the extent of crime on rail-trails. It is an examination of 372 rail-trails throughout the United States.
Feasibility & Conceptual Design Study - The firm of Fay, Spofford, & Thorndike were contracted to perform a Feasibility and Conceptual Design Study to determine the feasibility of developing a shared-use path along the Georgetown section of the former Boston & Maine Railroad, now used as a utility corridor. The study can be found in the following links and is in two parts:
Above is a letter from Georgetown Police Chief James Mulligan regarding his opinion on the proposed path.