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published Sep 2007

Trail Intersection Design Guidelines

by 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.


published Sep 2007

Road and Trail Intersection Safety

by Parks and Trails New York

The time has come to learn more about the needs and behaviors of motorists and trail users and ensure that design guidelines and laws and policies governing road and trail intersections fully provide for the safety of this increasingly prevalent type of traffic junction. The purpose of this study is to examine the current state of practice of the design and management of intersections between trails and roadways, gather feedback on road and trail intersection crashes and complaints, raise public awareness of the issue of road and trail intersection safety, and offer policy and design recommendations that will improve the safety of road and trail intersections.


published Sep 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - C. Tools for a broader view

by American Trails Staff

Looking at resources from a regional or landscape-wide perspective helps identify where trails should go and which areas should be conserved for wildlife.


published Aug 2018

Federal Highway Administration Training Programs

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the US Department of Transportation, provides expertise, resources, and information to improve the nation's highway system and its intermodal connections. The Federal-Aid Highway Program provides financial assistance to the States to construct and improve the National Highway System, other roads, bridges, and trails.


published Aug 2018

College trails program funded by Duke Energy

Duke Energy TRAILS at Rockingham Community College is the first community college program of its kind in the United States. Trail design and layout, construction, maintenance, and management skills are the core focus. TRAILS is an acronym for “Trail Recreation and Adventure Institute for Leadership and Service.”


published Aug 2018

Featured providers of training and resources

Read more details on important programs and trails training provided by National Trails Training Partnership supporters


posted Aug 27, 2018

Accessibility improved on Lake Mead trails

Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s two National Recreation Trails, the Historic Railroad Trail and River Mountains Loop Trail, received funding for surface and drainage improvements to ensure that the trails are in good condition for years to come.


published Aug 2018

Wyoming Invests in Trails at Glendo State Park

by Paul Gritten with Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources

Working together for a sustainable system of trails.


published Aug 2018

Low water stream crossings for trails and greenways

by Stuart Macdonald

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


published Aug 2018

Constructing bicycle trails in conjunction with Interstate Highway construction projects

by American Trails Staff

Examples of bike trails and bike paths that have been built by state departments of transportation


Results from the Business Directory


Brinkley Sargent Wiginton

Dallas, Texas

Founded in 1975, Brinkley Sargent Wiginton Architects has been performing award-winning design for over four decades.


5000 Quorum Drive, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas 75254
(972) 960-9970 • [email protected]

AVCON, Inc.

Orlando, Florida

Founded in 1988, AVCON is a full-service engineering and planning firm, serving all segments of the transportation and development industries.


5555 E Michigan St Ste 200, Orlando, Florida 32822
(407) 599-1122 • [email protected]

Ironwood Outdoors, Inc.

Warrenton, Virginia

We are a full service trail construction company that also provides a variety of wood work and compact equipment services.


323 E. Shirley Ave, Warrenton, Virginia 20186
(540) 270-6414 • [email protected]

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