January 2, 2024 -Construction of Phase 2D in Sudbury Moves Into High Gear

Phase 2D of the BFRT runs 4.9 miles north from Station Road near Rte. 20 in Sudbury to Powder Mill Road in Concord. Construction of this section of the rail trail started in January 2023, has made excellent progress and

November 1, 2023 – A Visual History of the BFRT in Sudbury

Learn about the history of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail in Sudbury from 2014 to 2023. See the progress that has happened since construction began in January 2023. Download PDF

October 31, 2023 – Phase 2B (Route 2 Bridge) Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

From the The Massachusetts Department of Transportation ACTON/CONCORD – BRUCE FREEMAN RAIL TRAIL (PHASE 2B) RIBBON CUTTING EVENT When: Tuesday, October 31st at 10:00 a.m. Where: Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Parking Lot Commonwealth Ave, Concord, MA On Tuesday, October 31st,

November 19, 2023 – Friends Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023,  2 p.m.  Location: Pedal Power Bike and Ski, 176 Great Road (Rte. 2A), Acton  Come celebrate the progress of the BFRT and hear about trail construction in Sudbury.  Parking is available at Pedal Power and

October 12, 2023 – Sudbury trail is under construction and not open for use.

Many people are excited to see asphalt pavement on the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail in Sudbury (note that this is only the base course). However, PLEASE BE AWARE that this is still a very active construction zone under the control

September 5, 2023 – Bike Rentals on the trail

The Towns of Acton and Concord have partnered to host the Minuteman Bike Share this season, with two stations in each town. Locations in Acton are on the trail at Brook Street and Concord Road/ East Acton Village Green. In

August 28, 2023 – Hop Brook Bridge in Sudbury

An update from Len Simon on the progress on the Hop Brook Bridge in Sudbury, MA: “The first attached photo, 4823, shows Hop Brook as it was at 8:30 this morning, August 28, 2023. By 11:30 AM the crews from

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

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