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posted Aug 29, 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.




posted Aug 27, 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 17, 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 13, 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


published Mar 2, 2015

FAQ: When and where to use blazes or markers

by American Trails Staff

Best practices for blaze marking along trails


published Jun 1, 2007

A Tale of a Trail: Boardwalks for Woodinville

Developing a trails plan for Rotary Community Park/Little Bear Creek that includes boardwalks through environmentally sensitive area.


published Oct 7, 2011

FAQ: Vegetation under boardwalks

by American Trails Staff

Avoiding plant growth


published Mar 9, 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.


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TrailPeople

Benicia, California

As landscape architects and planners we help communities plan and implement non-motorized access everywhere from busy downtown streets to rural routes to wilderness trails. We bring over 25 years of experience on active ...


919 First Street, Suite 1, Benicia, California 94703
(707) 205-1370 • [email protected]

Ace Surfacing North America, Inc.

Altamonte Springs, Florida

Sustainable materials for all types of surfacing.


51 Altamonte Commerce Blvd, Suite 1406, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714
(407) 865-6279 • [email protected]

Belson Outdoors, Inc.

Naperville, Illinois

Belson Outdoors, Your Outdoor Superstore®, is proud to be serving the needs of the park and recreation industry since 1948. Our product specialties include commercial barbecue grills, picnic tables, park benches, and tra...


627 Amersale Drive, Naperville, Illinois 60563
Toll Free: (800) 323-5664 or Main: (630) 897-8489 • [email protected]

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