filed under: crime & liability
Protecting Your Trail, Your Agency, and Yourself From Liability
Help limit liability.
Presenters: Jim Schneider, President, Trail-Works
Government agencies and non-profits are concerned about ways to limit liability in the design, maintenance, and operation of trails for the public. There are design elements that can improve safety. There are policies and procedures that can be developed and implemented that can reduce the likelihood of lawsuits. There is paperwork that should be in place to help limit liability when a lawsuit does occur.
A compilation of best practices and guidelines for the planning, design, construction, and management of your trail employing sustainable design.
This study investigates the question of whether the presence of a greenway increases the risk of crime occurring on the properties adjacent to the greenway.
Using multiple analytical approaches, our study showed that creation of Chicago’s 606 was associated with decreases in violent, property, and disorderly crimes between 2011 and 2015
The experience on 372 trails