Here's some resources available to those interested in developing a greenway.
Questions about a greenway's impact on nearby residential properties. Here's a site with all the studies and reports on this subject.
On August 13 and 14, 2019, Conservation Works LLC inspected the 3.2 miles of railroad right-of-wy between Spring Road and Route 181 in Belchertown as a potential addition to the Mass Central Rail Trail (MCRT). Following is our preliminary evaluation of the issues and potential of this route as a key part of the Northampton to Boston route. LINK HERE to the report.