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published Jan 1993

Beach Access: Assist Devices and Surfaces

A Research Report of the National Center of Accessibility Original Study Conducted at Bradford Woods (1993)


posted Dec 29, 2017

Beaman Park Accessible and Interpretive Trail - Tennessee

Construction of a paved, handicap accessible trail and boardwalk at the Beaman Park Nature Center.


published Jan 2004

Best Management Practices for Erosion Control During Trail Maintenance and Construction

Trail construction and maintenance may involve impacts to wetlands and other natural resources: an understanding of these impacts and methods to minimize them.


published May 2008

Best Practices of Accessibility in Parks and Recreation: A Delphi Survey of National Experts in Accessibility

by Alison Voight, Gary Robb, Jennifer Skulski, Deborah Getz, Debbie Scharven

As a result of frequent inquiries regarding best practices from practitioners, NCA initiated this research study in order to ascertain which practices in the field of parks and recreation accessibility management exceed the minimum standards set forth by the ADA and other disability-related legislation.


published Feb 2019

Bikeway selection guide

The Bikeway Selection Guide from the Federal Highway Administration will help planners make informed decisions about the selection of bike- way types. This guide emphasizes engineering judgment, design flexibility, documentation, and experimentation.


posted Dec 21, 2017

Bill Blass

Bill bicycled to work for 40 years!


published Dec 2019

BioSpan Creates Environmental Green Non-Toxic Chemical Products for Paving and More

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

An interview with Dr. Sheldon Chesky, President & CEO of BioSpan


posted Dec 29, 2017

Boardman Bridge - Idaho

The Boardman Bridge, located in the Sawtooth National Forest, was closed in 2012 due to failing piers. Multiple agencies contributed on the installation of a new bridge.


published Mar 2009

Braille trail building and renovation

by American Trails Staff

Braille trails and sensory gardens offer sustainable and accessible ways to safely experience the outdoors and provide opportunities to interact with nature.


published Jan 2018

Brothers of the Brush Hook, an Interview with Charlie Dundas

by Mike Passo with American Trails

The thing that excites me is when I go out and I see people using our trails and I see families on the trails, you know? It pleases me and excites me that I’m beginning to, once again, see moms and dads and kids on trails, not just the mountain bikers.


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Rogue Hoe Distributing LLC

Cabool, Missouri

Since 2006, owners Larry and Phyllis Pierce have been offering their characteristic quality, hand-crafted tools for gardeners, trail builders, fire fighters, and farmers across the world. They run their family business f...


4360 Bado Rd., Cabool, Missouri 65689
(417) 962-5091 • [email protected]

SWECO

Sutter, California

For over 70 years SWECO Products Inc. has invented and manufactured highly specialized agricultural and industrial machinery. No job is too big. No job is too complex. We have a successful history of designing and const...


2455 Palm Street, Sutter, California 95982
(530) 673-8949

Noquemanon Trail Network

Marquette, Michigan

NTN’s mission is to secure, develop, maintain and promote the use of a non-motorized trail network throughout the Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan.


PO Box 746, Marquette, Michigan 49855
(906) 235-6861 • getoutside at noquetrails.org

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