Improving the Built Environment

How Urban Trail Systems and Complete Streets Provide Connections Within Cities

This session will focus on the big and innovative thinking necessary to retrofit an urban environment for a multi-use trail system.


Speakers: Greta deMayo, Senior Associate, Ecos Environmental Design, Inc; Phillip Pugliese, Bicycle Coordinator, Outdoor Chattanooga

Take a densely built environment, the need for alternative transportation, desires for recreational opportunities, and goals of economic growth and you have the challenge faced today by many cities when looking at introducing trail connections. This session will focus on the big and innovative thinking necessary to retrofit an urban environment for a multi-use trail system and how complete streets policies help communities create road networks that are safe and inviting for everyone.

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