How Do We Get Over There?
Key presentation elements will include a list of factors that trail planners and designers should consider.
Speakers: Rory Renfro is a Senior Planner at Alta Planning + Design; Scott Belonger, P.E., Project Manager, Loris and Associates; Peter Loris, P.E. is president of Loris and Associates
Trail crossings can represent a major trail development challenge, and the attention given to the planning and design of these critical areas can dramatically impact project cost, safety and the trail user experience. Key presentation elements will include a list of factors that trail planners and designers should consider, such as trail-user types and their associated needs, the type of barrier being crossed (roadways, railroads, waterways), whether an at-grade or grade-separated crossing offers the best solution, and design challenges to expect with these often costly projects. The presentation will provide invaluable information for planning and budgeting your next trail crossing.
Trails work on federal lands is planned through a maintenance management system.
David Burwell was a cofounder of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and one of the most influential champions for trails and greenways. He later established the National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse and founded the Surface Transportation Policy Project.
Locating replacement parts for the stock-drawn hillside plows of yesteryear.
The results are in! Here are our picks from the 275 photos submitted for the 2019 photo contest.
Florida Youth Equestrian Trails Expo is designed to inspire young equestrians to become active trail users, encourage advocacy and volunteerism on behalf of equestrian trails, and offer education in land conservation ethics.
Are you worried about the future of our trails and public lands, but not sure what you can do? Calling your congressional delegation about trails issues is one of the most powerful things we can do as individuals.