This session explains new Federal surface transportation legislation.
The Federal Highway Administration’s transportation programs can help create safe, accessible, attractive, and environmentally-sensitive communities where people want to live, work, and recreate. These programs can integrate transportation and recreation into networks. This session will explain Federal surface transportation legislation. Attendees will learn how to apply for Federal-aid funds and learn what works and what doesn’t.
NOTE from FHWA: "The original presentation is found at http://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/p41dbszct0v/ and http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/map21/docs/30aug_trans_alt.pdf.
"These webinars are informational in nature and not decisional at this time. FHWA is still in the process of interpreting this newly enacted law.FHWA’s MAP-21 Website: www.fhwa.dot.gov/MAP21/ "
The newly designated Trinity River Paddling Trail is the first National Water Trail in Texas!
Defining a trail corridor in law, policy, and planning.
Don Meeker, president of Terrabilt, reflects on trails as a critical sanctuary during COVID-19, and provides guidance on signage to keep everyone on trails safe. Terrabilt will also provide the production artwork for their COVID-19 trail sign for free.
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.