Prepared by Nashville Civic Design Center
The Nashville Riverfront Redevelopment Master Plan relied on citizen input gathered at three public meetings in December 2005 as the basis for a master plan to be created by a professional design team.
Published January 01, 2006
The time has come to learn more about the needs and behaviors of motorists and trail users and ensure that design guidelines and laws and policies governing road and trail intersections fully provide for the safety of this increasingly prevalent type of traffic junction. The purpose of this study is to examine the current state of practice of the design and management of intersections between trails and roadways, gather feedback on road and trail intersection crashes and complaints, raise public awareness of the issue of road and trail intersection safety, and offer policy and design recommendations that will improve the safety of road and trail intersections.
Nancy Desmond of Cleveland Metroparks, tells us how trails have made a difference in her life and career.
This plan is designed to provide a coordinated and strategic approach to creating connections through the establishment of greenways.
See examples of trail design in habitat areas, techniques for managing visitors, trail system planning, habitat restoration, trails as part of habitat conservation, and education on the value of wildlife and habitat.
In this National Recreation Trail highlight from the Sarah Zigler Interpretive Trail in Oregon, find out the history of the Jacksonville Woodlands Association and how they get hundreds of kids out on the trail every year.