What the Marvin M. Brandt Case Means for America’s Rail-Trails

I’m a big fan of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, and was well aware of the Supreme Court case, Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States, argued two months ago at the Supreme Court, that had the potential to endanger or end large swaths of Conservancy trails.  The Court issued its opinion in the case last week.

I’m on the Conservancy’s email listserve, and received an email this morning that links to the organization’s summary of the opinion and effects, after a week of reflection and analysis of it. Here’s the Conservancy’s take, at this juncture.