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posted Feb 28, 2019

Youth Serving Accessibility – A Wonderful and Powerful Combination

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 Feb 27, 2019

TREC One Week Study Abroad Course in the Netherlands

The Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) is offering a one-week professional study abroad course this summer in the Netherlands, worth 30 AICP credits. It's aiming to help bring Dutch-style biking infrastructure to cities across America.


published Jan 23, 2019

FAQ: Do the low stream crossings for trails and greenways conform to accessibility guidelines?

by American Trails Staff

Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.


posted Dec 18, 2018

Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance

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 Dec 18, 2018

Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance

Participants will learn the five essential elements of sustainable trails and how to incorporate them into trail layout and construction.


published Apr 1, 2014

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Trailhead Design Guidelines

This document provides guidelines to help managers make decisions in a sustainable manner for major trailheads all along the CDNST. Overall principles given here relate to all trailhead sites. However, they also include more detailed guidelines specific to the highly varied settings along the Continental Divide.


published Jun 1, 2016

San Francisco Bay Trail Design Guidelines and Toolkit

These guidelines offer direction and define goals to facilitate the design and development of a San Francisco Bay Trail system that is safe, connected and continuous; provides a positive user experience that encourages people to use the trail; and maximizes access to and use by the broadest spectrum of people possible.


published Jan 1, 2015

Trail design guidelines from city of Toronto

This guidebook benefits from a very clear presentation and covers many examples of urban trail situations. Specific design features for all types of trails and related facilities are included.


published Feb 1, 2015

New Zealand Cycle Trail Design Guide

The New Zealand Cycle Trail Design Guide draws on a wealth of trail design and construction techniques from New Zealand and around the world. The goal is to streamline the design process for building sustainable trails that meet the expectations of the target audience, and require minimum ongoing maintenance.


posted Oct 25, 2018

Designing Near Wetlands, Streams, Forests, and Other Environmental Resources

This presentation discusses the seven biggest considerations for planners and designers when designing near wetlands, streams, forests, and other environmental resources.


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TrailArts

Montrose, Colorado

TrailArts provides unparalleled planning, design, and construction services for all types of natural surface trail projects.


PO Box 1464, Montrose, Colorado 81402
(719) 460-7759 • [email protected]

Dero Bike Racks

Minneapolis, Minnesota

We are bike parking nerds. Our real world insight from our bike-centric lives helps us design innovative, high-quality, and functional bicycling infrastructure that people rely on every day.


42 Northern Stacks Dr, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55421
Toll Free: (888) 337-6729 | Main: (612) 359-0689 • [email protected]

Ditch Witch

Perry, Oklahoma

A good company is more than just the sum of its products. The Ditch Witch organization is understandably proud of the many innovative products we've contributed to the underground construction industry, but we reserve th...


PO Box 66 | 1959 W. Fir Avenue, Perry, Oklahoma 73077-0066
(580) 336-4402 • [email protected]

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