Rails to Trails... trending the wrong direction?

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/03/10/supreme-court-railroad-land-dispute/6252835/

Worrisome precedent ...

 

"....Justice Stephen Breyer, who has had three bicycling accidents since 1993 — the last of which in April resulted in a shoulder replacement — envisioned a future in which landowners could be besieged by bikers.

"I certainly think bicycle paths are a good idea," he said. But "for all I know, there is some right-of-way that goes through people's houses, you know, and all of a sudden they are going to be living in their house and suddenly a bicycle will run through it." ..."