A TRAILSNext™ presentation
In this presentation find out what worked and what didn't with San Jose, California's urban trail network.
by Yves Zsutty, Division Manager, City of San Jose - Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services
Every trail project is different and provides opportunities for success and failures. San Jose has developed a 60-mile Trail Network with 40 more miles planned for development. This presentation showcases 25 completed San Jose Trail projects with focused and honest discussion about what worked, what didn't work, and the lessons learned.
The projects selected offer a broad range of findings gained from all phases of development, from initial scoping through studies, planning, design and construction. Tips will be offered on how to manage and message challenges in a straightforward and engaging manner to sustain community support.
The Fort River Birding and Nature Trail is a universally accessible trail. It was presented with the 2014 Paul Winske Access Award by the Stavros Center for Independent Living.
For trails to be considered “sustainable” they must meet these recreational needs while providing adequate protection to the environment while minimizing trail maintenance.
This webinar describes the three most common forms of trail impact, identifies the most influential factors to develop and maintain sustainable trail networks, and discusses methods for rating trail sustainability.
The purpose of the Highway-Rail Crossing Handbook, 3rd Edition is an information resource developed to provide a unified reference document on prevalent and best practices as well as adopted standards relative to highway-rail grade crossings.