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June 1, 2023 – Adaptive bikes are available at NARA Park

The Acton Recreation Department is getting off to a great start lending and renting their adaptive bikes for the summer! They now have SEVEN adaptive bikes, including two adult recumbent trikes, two kids’ trikes, and even a side-by-side trike for

May 20, 2023 – Groundbreaking ceremony for Phase 2D in Sudbury

DON’T MISS THIS RAIL TRAIL CELEBRATION EVENT! The event will be held at Parkinson Field (north side of Hudson Road). Join us on Saturday May 20th at the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Phase 2D “groundbreaking event” in Sudbury from 10am

May 8, 2023 – Sudbury Rail Trails under construction

The Bruce Freeman Rail Trail and the Mass Central Rail Trail are now being constructed in Sudbury. This PDF provides information about each of the trails and shows where the trails cross major routes. The two trails will intersect at

May 20, 2023 – West Concord Mural Unveiling

On May 20th, 2023 at 3:00pm, the Mural will be presented to the public. Come to the unveiling of the new 24-foot mural showing a map of the BFRT on May 20 at 3 p.m. at 40 Beharrell Street in

April 5, 2023 – Spring Newsletter is here

Download the latest Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail newsletter with updates about construction of the trail in Sudbury and Concord, purchase and sale agreement of the ROW signed in Framingham and more trail news. Download Newsletter here (PDF)

February 8, 2023 – Trail status update from Sudbury

Message from the Town of Sudbury:Here is an update on the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail project as of February 8, 2023. Construction activity on Phase 2D of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail continues to progress forward. Preliminary vegetation clearing and

January 20, 2023 – Work on trail in Sudbury begins 1/23/23

From the Town of Sudbury:We are happy to announce that on Monday, January 23, 2023, A.A. Will Corporation and their subcontractor, Stanley Tree Service, will commence active vegetation clearing in the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Phase 2D corridor. This activity

October 16, 2022 – Trail Closure in Westford on October 20 & possibly October 21

The Town of Westford DPW will be temporarily closing the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail in Westford between Acton Road and Griffin Road, from Thursday, October 20, 2022 through Friday, October 21, 2022, to repair root intrusion along the trail. 

August 7, 2022 – Exciting News! Phase 2D in Sudbury is Advertised for Construction

This 4.4 mile section of trail in Sudbury from the Sudbury/Concord line to the MassCentral Rail Trail was advertised for construction in the Boston Globe on Saturday, August 6, 2022. The BFRT will be shovel-ready in Fall of 2022 and

May 24, 2022 – Sudbury progress and more updates in our Spring 2022 Newsletter

Sudbury Clears Final Hurdles The BFRT in Sudbury took three major steps forward as a result of articles passed at Town Meeting on May 3 and 4. First, the town approved articles for temporary construction easements, authorized the town to