Connecting People to Places with Trails and Paths
This presentation will discuss how to incorporate shared use unpaved trail and paved path systems into city infrastructure.
Speakers: Susan Conklu, Transportation Planner, City of Scottsdale; Scott Hamilton, Senior Transportation Planner, City of Scottsdale
This presentation will discuss how to incorporate shared use unpaved trail and paved path systems into the overall city transportation infrastructure and planning program. Some of the challenges include differences in social and environmental geography, with different physical terrain, population densities, and mobility needs. The presentation will discuss how to utilize policy and programming, as well as identify funding sources, to successfully integrate non-motorized transportation into a larger transportation master plan framework.
The Fort River Birding and Nature Trail is a universally accessible trail. It was presented with the 2014 Paul Winske Access Award by the Stavros Center for Independent Living.
For trails to be considered “sustainable” they must meet these recreational needs while providing adequate protection to the environment while minimizing trail maintenance.
This webinar describes the three most common forms of trail impact, identifies the most influential factors to develop and maintain sustainable trail networks, and discusses methods for rating trail sustainability.
The purpose of the Highway-Rail Crossing Handbook, 3rd Edition is an information resource developed to provide a unified reference document on prevalent and best practices as well as adopted standards relative to highway-rail grade crossings.