A Vision for the Future
The State of Oregon's statewide trail plan.
Presenters: Terry Bergerson, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department; Kreg Lindberg, Associate Professor, Oregon State University – Cascades Campus
The state of Oregon is currently developing a statewide trails plan entitled “Oregon Trails 2015: A Vision for the Future.” A statewide trail-user survey examined trail recreation patterns of Oregon residents in four categories: non-motorized trail, non-motorized boating, motorized (OHV), and snowmobile. Topics include participation rates, user preferences, trail information sources, expenditures, and priorities for future trail development and management.
This paper outlines ways to achieve two key goals: First, to create career paths for young people; and secondly, to improve the U.S.’ ability to counter, and adapt to climate change, especially in communities that have suffered from environmental injustices.
This updated Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned report documents how the state of the practice, perspectives, and context for rails-with-trails have evolved since 2002 and includes updated effective practices.
The Beerline Trail Neighborhood Development Project was created to ensure the next phases of trail development serve the needs of the community.
Understanding Federal Funding for Natural Surface Trails