Washington County has experienced decades of roadblocks and disappointment when it comes to creation of a continuous bike trail up through Whitehall and beyond.
David Perkins, a citizen adviser for a county trails committee, said problem after problem arose, from bridges that needed building to agreements with private property owners that needed arranging.
“It had been many years of discouragement that this bike trail was ever going to happen,” Perkins said. “It was affecting people in the communities. They just wouldn’t get behind it because they didn’t believe it was going to happen.” But now, Perkins hopes, they will believe. Read more here