Corporate Award

A business or corporation must have demonstrated significant, sustained, and exemplary service to trails planning, implementation, and/or recreation.


Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc.

An example of trail projects by Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc.

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB) has long been a supporter of trails in America.

The 25 year old corporation has a 20 year history of planning, design, and implementing bicycle, pedestrian, equestrian, and non-motorized vehicle trails and routes.

VHB's projects are diverse and far reaching in nature. They have partnered with the National Park Service and an international firm focusing on pedestrian safety to implement a "Safe Routes to School" program in Arlington, MA.

They are involved in the on-going planning, designing, and permitting of a multiple-mile connector trail in Seminole County, FL that will allow safe bicycle travel through an area that provides dramatic wetland views.

As a corporation, the commitment of Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. to trails goes beyond their multiple projects, to include serving as a corporate member to both the East Coast Greenway Alliance and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy since 2001.

More winners of this award

2015: REI

2013: Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.

2010: Lyndhurst Foundation

2008: John and Annette Schnatter, Evergreen Real Estate LLC

2006: Principal Riverwalk, Des Moines, Iowa