Creative avenues to fund trail development, promotion, and maintenance.
Presenters: Mitch Barloga, Transportation Planner, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission; Shaunna Graf; Project Director, Ohio River Greenway Commission
Both public and private entities are seeking creative avenues to fund trail development, promotion, and maintenance. In Indiana, the Greenways Foundation has taken the lead in becoming a source for both trail funding and advocacy. This presentation examines how the Foundation has effectively worked with both private and public partners to expand trail access throughout all of Indiana, and how similar strategies can be applied in other states.
This paper outlines ways to achieve two key goals: First, to create career paths for young people; and secondly, to improve the U.S.’ ability to counter, and adapt to climate change, especially in communities that have suffered from environmental injustices.
This updated Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned report documents how the state of the practice, perspectives, and context for rails-with-trails have evolved since 2002 and includes updated effective practices.
The Beerline Trail Neighborhood Development Project was created to ensure the next phases of trail development serve the needs of the community.
Understanding Federal Funding for Natural Surface Trails