Making it the Next Success Story
This presentation will provide participants with a framework that integrates effective strategies for consensus building, planning, and design.
Moderator: Steve Cote, PE, AICP, Senior Project Manager/Senior Planner, Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc. - Speakers: Sara Huie, PE, Trail Planner and Designer, RS&H, Brandi Peck, Transportation Engineer, Douglas County, Georgia, Department of Transportation; Ron Sill, RLA, LEED AP, Community Design Leader, RS&H; Tim Witsil, Design Visualization Director, RS&H
Developing a great trail vision is one thing – making it a reality is another! This presentation will provide participants with a framework that integrates effective strategies for consensus building, planning, and design. It will also present comprehensive trail planning elements that can be implemented to support “green” infrastructure. Examples from successful real-world projects will be referenced, including one’s dealing with: coordination with key partners and communities, early identification of potential fatal flaws, and communicating the value of successful trail projects. The presentation will demonstrate that a holistic approach to implementing trail projects will help minimize challenges, while capitalizing on each community’s unique assets.
Public Lands and local parks play a vital role in the physical, social and economic well-being of our communities. The Outdoors for All Act will help underserved communities access parks and public lands, protect areas sacred to Indigenous peoples, ensure clean and safe drinking water, and promote the outdoor recreation economy.
Westchester County New York and Friends of Westchester County Parks, in collaboration with Westchester County Parks, announce collaboration with Smart Outdoor to enhance 34.6-mile running trail.
American Trails will now be hosting the International Trails Symposium in February of 2022. By moving to this later date we are able to maintain an in-person symposium for those who can travel to Reno.
This survey aims to quantify the capacity of the trails community to build, maintain, and develop trails now, and to provide input to GAOA and LWCF funding.