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published Jun 30, 2016

Great Trails: Providing Quality OHV Trails and Experiences Guidebook (Nationwide)

by National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

The definitive guide for the planning, designing, constructing, managing and maintaining Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trails


posted Jul 25, 2020

Trail Development: Considerations for Adaptive Mountain Biking

Learn how different communities have developed and maintained inclusive trails that can be used by mountain bikers of all abilities.


posted Jul 25, 2020

Technology in Trail Building and Planning: Drones and LiDAR

The use of emerging and evolving technologies such as drones, photogrammetry, RTK GPS, 3D modeling, and LiDAR technology to inventory and analyze existing trail conditions.


posted Jul 14, 2020

Trail Marking Standards Across Varying Landscapes

Join trail designers and builders who work in vastly different landscapes as they discuss the unique marking challenges that their landscapes present.


posted Jun 9, 2020

Successful Models in Developing and Maintaining Private Equestrian Trail Systems

In this webinar you will learn about how three different communities have developed and maintained successful equestrian trail system on private land.


published May 13, 2020

Submit Your Trail Infrastructure Projects for CARES Act Funding

by Liz Thorstensen with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020, provides the Economic Development Administration (EDA) with $1.5 billion for economic development assistance programs to strengthen communities.


posted Apr 28, 2020

Make it Count: Collecting and Applying Trail Count Data

Learn from industry experts, advocates, and practitioners about how to collect and apply trail count data, and how to leverage that data in order to achieve meaningful, tangible changes in your community.


posted Apr 20, 2020

Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer Bridges and Boardwalks

The webinar will address pertinent specifications ranging from ASTM to AASHTO as they relate to Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP) bridges and boardwalks.


published Feb 3, 2020

What is the Typical Width of a Shared-Use Trail?

by American Trails Staff

The best answer that you will get for how wide a trail should be is “It depends.”


posted Dec 17, 2019

Equestrian Trail Design and Best Practices

Best practices for trail design planning, construction, and management in undeveloped natural areas and connecting to urban edge settings.


Results from the Business Directory


Barry Smith Trails

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Barry Smith Trails specializes in the design, layout, and construction of quality hiking, biking/multi-use trails.


3310 Center St, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37419
(423) 400-4109 • [email protected]

Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

Cambridge, Massachusetts

The U.S. DOT Volpe Center has been helping the transportation community navigate its most challenging problems for nearly 50 years. As the National Transportation Systems Center, our mission is to advance transportation ...


55 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142-1093
Volpe Operator: (617) 494-2000 | Ask Volpe Hotline: (617) 494-2224 • [email protected]

TrailArts

Montrose, Colorado

TrailArts provides unparalleled planning, design, and construction services for all types of natural surface trail projects.


PO Box 1464, Montrose, Colorado 81402
(719) 460-7759 • [email protected]

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