“Maximize Federal Funding for your Trail”
This session will begin with an overview of the new transportation law, MAP‐21
Speakers: Brighid O’Keane, Advocacy Advance Program Manager, Alliance for Biking and Walking; Darren Flusche, Policy Director, League of American Bicyclists
This session will begin with an overview of the new transportation law, MAP‐21, to heighten understanding of the new bill, programs, and opportunities for biking and walking trails. It will address why some communities use the full range of federal transportation funding programs for bicycling and walking instead of relying on a limited number of dedicated sources by:
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.