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.
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