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.
With summer coming up fast now is the time to make sure you are prepared for the trail. Here are some suggestions from the American Trails staff on gear we love.
Trails are invaluable assets to any community, and when it comes to procuring funding, building coalitions, providing the best trail access, and more, trail research is one of the best tools available for showing that worth.
In this National Recreation Trail highlight from the Sarah Zigler Interpretive Trail in Oregon, find out the history of the Jacksonville Woodlands Association and how they get hundreds of kids out on the trail every year.
Before you go on any outdoor adventures you need to ask yourself these questions to confirm if your plans are safe and appropriate.