posted Feb 27, 2019
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 2019
American Trails Staff
Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.
published Apr 2014
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 2016
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 2015
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 2015
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
This presentation discusses the seven biggest considerations for planners and designers when designing near wetlands, streams, forests, and other environmental resources.
published Nov 2017
Bureau of Land Management,
Chris Bernhardt with C2 Recreation Consulting
This handbook was developed in partnership with the bicycling industry and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in consultation with professional trail builders. It is intended to be a practical field resource for the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management of electric mountain bike trails.
posted Oct 10, 2018
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is working with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) to hold another OHV Trails Workshop in 2019.
published Sep 2007
Florida Department of Transportation
The growth in trails reflects many people’s enjoyment of physical separation from motorized traffic. Segregation allows trail users to avoid the pollution, noise, and intimidation they perceive from motor vehicles, and the potential for an injury producing crash.