575 views • posted 06/04/2019 • updated 05/10/2022
This session provides two case studies of how communities are creating and attracting residents to unique experiences on their trail systems.
by Ron L. Taylor, Principal, Taylor Siefker Williams Design Group, Travis Glazier, Director, Onondaga County Office of Environment, Andre Denman, Principal Park Planner and Greenways Manager, Indy Parks/Department of Public Works
Syracuse and its suburbs were once the center of the chemical-producing world. After nearly 30 years of debate and 20 years of hard work at a cost of $1.2 billion, Onondaga Lake and its tributaries are on the road to recovery from the industrial heritage/legacy and the county is working to connect the community through recreational trails and improve access to revitalized lands and waterfront on Onondaga Lake.
In Indianapolis, where over 3 million people already use the popular Indy Greenways each year, the city has created the Greenways Partnership to provide programming to attract underserved populations to their trails.
posted Nov 17, 2023
Implementation of the Blueprint will require a deepening of relationships, new partnerships, new capacity and ultimately, new resources for success. Put simply, the Bureau can’t achieve its vision alone.
posted Nov 17, 2023
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is developing a “Blueprint for 21st Century Outdoor Recreation” (Blueprint) intended to guide investments, partnerships, outreach, and program development to respond to current demand and chart a course to meet future needs.
posted Oct 26, 2023
It’s time for the narrative to shift from urban vs. rural to a shared economic future. Bridging the economic divide between urban and rural areas will require states, regions and localities to understand and bolster the relationship between urban and rural areas in economically meaningful and strategic ways.
posted Oct 19, 2023
This report was developed by Fourth Economy in partnership with the Great Allegheny Passage Conservancy (formerly the Allegheny Trail Alliance). Research was conducted between the fall of 2020 and the spring of 2021.