The Okanagan Rail Trail from Coldstream to Kelowna remains unfinished and blocked off north of the Kelowna airport. A sign warns trespassers will be prosecuted. Megan Turcato / Global News
Rail trails provide more than places for recreation or commuting. They are also places where users can feel safe from the dangerous traffic on roads and highways. This story from the Okanagan shows how a rail trail there, if completed, could provide that sense of security.