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posted Mar 13, 2018
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)
A survey of all rail-trail managers in an effort to document the level of crime on trails, and identify the mitigation measures used by trail designers and managers.
Alta Planning + Design
Golf courses, with their large expanses of undeveloped land, can appear to be a tempting place to locate a trail or bikeway in a community seeking to overcome gaps in their trail system.
This report concludes that trail-related liability is primarily a management issue. Laws are in place to protect all parties from unwarranted lawsuits and the rest is up to proper design, maintenance and management.
Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.
Despite increased promotion of trails for health and recreation, critics of new trail development continue to raise questions about the suitability of trails in neighborhoods. Concerns often focus on the impact of trails on property values and public safety in different types of neighborhoods.
This study looks at property values and crime rates adjacent to the rail-trail.
A brief study of two successful rural trails, one utilizing an active irrigation canal alignment (Calgary to Chestermere Lake) and the other converted from an abandoned rail line (The Iron Horse Trail-Elk Point to Heinsburg).
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
An overview trail maintenance used by the New York/NewJersey Trail Conference.
posted Feb 6, 2018
Tim Poole with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Northeast Regional Office
In about two decades, rail-trails have risen from obscurity to become highly valued amenities for many American communities. Rail-trails preserve natural and cultural resources and provide both residents and tourists with attractive
places to recreate and safe routes to their destinations.
posted Jan 24, 2018
Anne M. O’Dell
A presentation on consideration for shared-use trails involving equestrians.
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Sign direction trail users down dead-end street to continuation of trail in La Conner, Washington
Both motorized and nonmotorized trail activities are allowed on this Ashland, Wisconsin trail. Trail is used for both winter and summer activities.
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R.J. Thomas Mfg. Company
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