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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 Mar 2022

Universal Access Trails and Shared Use Paths

by Larry Knutson with Penn Trails LLC

How can trail groups, local governments, and land trusts responsibly plan, develop, and operate trails that are accessible by all people, including those with limited mobility? What are best management practices? What is legally required? When is universal accessibility not appropriate?


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!


published Aug 2012

USFS Accessibility Guidebook for Outdoor Recreation and Trails

by USDA Forest Service

This guidebook was written to help designers and managers apply FSORAG and FSTAG to their work and to pro- vide guidance for integrating accessibility into outdoor recreation site and trail projects.


published Jun 2009

Using Crushed Rock to Improve Trail Drainage and Stability

An Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project.


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Nature Bridges

Monticello, Florida

Nature Bridges is a leading bridge construction company that specializes in top down construction of bridges and pedestrian boardwalks through environmentally sensitive areas. As one of the nation’s leading bridge constr...


1586 Seven Bridges Rd, Monticello, Florida 32344
(850) 997-8585 • [email protected]

Jolly Rovers Trail Crew, Inc.

Poughkeepsie, New York

Our highly trained corps of volunteers contributes close to $200,000 of value every year to public parks in the Hudson Valley of New York. We specialize in providing sustainable public access to iconic places. Beautiful...


104 Turnberry Court, Poughkeepsie, New York 12603
(201) 783-3599 • [email protected]

BCS America

Oregon City, Oregon

The mission of BCS America is to increase your productivity and reduce the physical effort required to accomplish your outdoor tasks and projects.


14151 Fir Street, Oregon City, Oregon 97045
(800) 543-1040 • [email protected]

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