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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.

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