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.
The newly designated Trinity River Paddling Trail is the first National Water Trail in Texas!
Defining a trail corridor in law, policy, and planning.
Don Meeker, president of Terrabilt, reflects on trails as a critical sanctuary during COVID-19, and provides guidance on signage to keep everyone on trails safe. Terrabilt will also provide the production artwork for their COVID-19 trail sign for free.
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.