Connecting Communities to Trails
Benefits of connecting communities with parks and public lands.
Presenter: Jessica Baas, Community Planner U.S.DOT Volpe Center; Krista Sherwood, Transportation Planner National Park Service; Saara Snow, Travel Initiatives Coordinator Adventure Cycling
Connecting communities with their parks and public lands by trails and other active transportation/recreation (biking and walking) initiatives provides a multitude of benefits. Learn best practices, case studies, and resources to increase active transportation connectivity between communities, national parks and tourist destinations, to be featured in a new Active Transportation “how-to” guidebook.
posted Nov 13, 2020
American Trails contributor Josh Adams recently interviewed Lawrence Simonson, who serves as the Chief Strategy Officer of the PedNet Coalition, to talk pedestrian safety, projects and obstacles, and making a difference in Missouri.
posted Jul 17, 2020
by Amy Camp, Principal, Cycle Forward
posted Mar 10, 2020
By recognizing the common goals that all trail user types share, and fighting for those goals together, it is possible to create a real and positive impact on the trails world.
posted Dec 5, 2019
Creating and maintaining partnerships; interagency project management; structuring agreements among partners; nurturing cooperation among a variety of recreation and conservation interests; planning trail systems across jurisdictional lines.