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posted Apr 3, 2018

Six Myths of Community Trails: The Case of Bonneville Shoreline Trail

by Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

The goal of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail (BST) is to link communities along the ancient Lake Bonneville shoreline terrace of Utah's Wasatch Front.

categories: Crime
tags: crime and liability, landowner outreach

posted Mar 13, 2018

Rail-Trails and Safe communities

by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

A survey of all rail-trail managers in an effort to document the level of crime on trails, and identify the mitigation measures used by trail designers and managers.

categories: Crime
tags: crime and liability, safety, rails-to-trails

posted Mar 13, 2018

Crime, Property Values, Trail Opposition & Liability Issues

Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.

categories: Crime
tags: crime and liability, conflict

posted Mar 13, 2018

A Primer on Trail-Related Liability Issues & Risk Management Techniques

This report concludes that trail-related liability is primarily a management issue. Laws are in place to protect all parties from unwarranted lawsuits and the rest is up to proper design, maintenance and management.

categories: Crime
tags: risk management, crime and liability

posted Mar 13, 2018

Study of Two Successful Canadian Rural Trails

A brief study of two successful rural trails, one utilizing an active irrigation canal alignment (Calgary to Chestermere Lake) and the other converted from an abandoned rail line (The Iron Horse Trail-Elk Point to Heinsburg).

categories: Crime
tags: international trails, case study

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