Learn how a New York study of road and trail intersections generated policy and design recommendations and a public education campaign for trail users and motorists.
Speakers: Fran Gotcsik, Director of Programs and Policy for Parks & Trails New York; William J. Collins, RLA, ASLA, Vice President of Simone Collins Landscape Architecture
Every trail project faces daunting physical obstacles to accessible, safe, and desperately-needed pedestrian and bicycle mobility: road intersections; a missing bridge; active railroad; or a piece of the federal highway system. Learn how a New York study of road and trail intersections generated policy and design recommendations and a public education campaign for trail users and motorists. And also how several small Pennsylvania communities have overcome physical, bureaucratic, and legal issues and "pushed the envelope" in policy, aesthetics, funding, engineering and structural materials to address major infrastructure obstacles and solve them with unique determination, creativity and style.
Gathering GIS data can help create maps for trails. This guide for beginners will tell you how to get started.
The future for outdoor recreation . To continue building a robust future for outdoor recreation, the outdoor sector needs investments in outdoor infrastructure, businesses that support collaboration and sustainable growth, a talent pipeline to build a skilled workforce, and marketing resources that ensure quality and equity.
The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT), a federation of the nation’s leading national and regional trail-related organizations, is excited to announce plans for the 2021 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards recognizing outstanding trail projects funded by the Recreational Trails Program (RTP)
The Jeffco Trails Plan explores the path ahead for the future of all trails in Jefferson County, Colorado.