posted Apr 23, 2019
Trail Labs are intensive two-day workshops designed to catalyze the next generation of great places to ride mountain bikes. Community stakeholders are encouraged to attend to learn about the benefits of investing in more trails close to home.
posted Apr 2, 2019
With over a decade of graduates from this week-long course, we'll cover the fundamentals of bikeway design and planning through an intensive week of interactive classroom, daily field tours, and design exercises. The Portland, Oregon area has implemented a wide variety of innovative bicycle facilities and treatments, providing a unique city-wide case study to understand how bikeway planning affects community livability and economic development. Transportation engineers, urban planners, advocates, policymakers, municipal staff and other transportation professionals interested in nurturing cycling in their communities should attend.
posted Apr 2, 2019
The Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University is home to the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI), and other transportation programs. TREC produces research and tools for transportation decision makers, develops K-12 curriculum to expand the diversity and capacity of the workforce, and engages students and young professionals through education.
posted Feb 28, 2019
This webinar will discuss how the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ attention has focused in the past few years on creating more inclusive public access through youth programs and collaborations.
posted Oct 25, 2018
This presentation discusses the seven biggest considerations for planners and designers when designing near wetlands, streams, forests, and other environmental resources.
posted Oct 22, 2018
For more than a decade, Greater & Greener has been the leading international conference for urban park leaders, city planning and design professionals, public officials, advocates, funders, and innovators to explore the role of parks and recreation in addressing some of the biggest challenges facing 21st Century cities. The highly curated sessions, workshops, and tours facilitate an honest dialogue around solutions, cross-sector and peer-to-peer networking, and tools for building successful park partnerships.
posted Oct 4, 2018
The next webinar in the U.S. Access Board's free monthly series will take place November 1 from 2:30 – 4:00 (ET) and will focus on scoping and technical requirements for exterior routes and surfaces. The presenter will review the differences between sidewalks in the public right-of-way, accessible routes, shared use paths, and pedestrian trails. Additionally, the latest information on accessible surfaces will be discussed.
posted Jun 12, 2018
The goal of this webinar is to teach planners, landscape architects, engineers, and trail committee volunteers a variety of best practices for trail design. Hard surfaced trails are not as easy to design as they seem.
posted May 22, 2018
Participants will learn the five essential elements of sustainable trails and how to incorporate them into trail layout and construction. This session will guide participants from desktop trail planning to design and layout, corridor flagging, and pin flagging of a trail alignment in the field. Students will gain field experience constructing new trail, reroutes, and maintaining existing trails on the Rockingham Community College campus.
posted May 10, 2018
On March 15, 2011, new Department of Justice rules took effect, specifying the “other power-driven mobility devices” (OPDMD) that could be used on trails by “individuals with mobility disabilities.” If you manage a trail that is open to the public this rule applies to your facility.