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posted Feb 19, 2018

Trails in the Urban Landscape

How are trails being developed and programmed in our urban core?


published Aug 2018

Trails With Two Adjacent Treads

by Stuart Macdonald

Separate trails in the same corridor provide for different activities.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Transforming Existing Routes into Manageable, Enjoyable Trails for the Off- Highway Vehicle Community

by Margie Tatro with Reineke Construction

Basic principles of sustainable trail design and construction.


published Nov 2003

Travel Management Signs for Public Lands in Colorado

Good signs clearly showing which uses are allowed are essential to effective trail management.


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 Nov 2004

Two Trail Design Books Cover "How to Think" and "How to Do It"

by American Trails Staff

A review of two popular trail design books.


published Nov 2014

Universal Access Trails and Shared Use Paths

by Debra Wolf Goldstein, Esq. with Conservation Matters, LLC, Larry Knutson with Penn Trails LLC

This manual reviews Best Management Practices (“BMPs”) to utilize when planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining pedestrian trails for universal accessibility.


published Jan 2011

Universal Accessibility of "Accessible" Fitness and Recreational Facilities for Persons With Mobility Disabilities

by Kelly P. Arbour-Nicitopoulos with McMaster University, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis with McMaster University

This study descriptively measured the universal accessibility of “accessible” fitness and recreational facilities for Ontarians living with mobility disabilities.


posted Dec 29, 2017

Upper Roaring Brook Accessible Walkway and Fishing Pier - Rhode Island

Accessible walkway, bridge and fishing pier.


published Aug 2003

Used Steel Well Casings Make Better Culverts

The next time you need some culverts on your trail try used steel casings. You'll like them!


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Creative Pultrusions

Alum Bank, Pennsylvania

Creative Pultrusions, Inc. is a leader in the manufacture of fiberglass reinforced polymer (FRP) pultrusion products.


214 Industrial Lane, Alum Bank, Pennsylvania 15521
(888) 274-7855 • [email protected]

EnWood Structures

Raleigh, North Carolina

Our custom designed shelters are specifically tailored to your unique and special requirements, and engineered and manufactured to facilitate the most challenging projects.


10224 Durant Rd, Ste 201, Raleigh, North Carolina 27614
(800) 777-8648 • [email protected]

Aztec Engineering Group, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona

AZTEC is a multi-discipline engineering and environmental consulting firm assisting public and private clients to plan, develop, design, construct, and maintain critical infrastructure projects around the United States.


Primary: 4561 E McDowell Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85008
(602) 454-0402 • [email protected]

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