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Case Studies in Harnessing, Using, and Sharing Digital Trail Data
The ongoing challenge of sharing data in a compatible format.
Presenters: Andrew Schwartz, Managing Principal, Environmental Planning and Design; Ryan Branciforte, CEO, Trailhead Labs; Mike Wetter, Executive Director, The Intertwine Alliance
Trail data is useful to many people, organizations, and government agencies, but sharing the data in a compatible format is an ongoing challenge. OpenTrails is an open data format for park and recreation information that helps government agencies create high-quality interactive maps, combine their data with other agencies, and publish well-documented open data to web and application developers. A new regional interactive application in the Portland region that is taking advantage of OpenTrails, called GoToTrails.com, will be highlighted.
Information on apps that can be used for trail management that would be suitable for volunteer-type organizations.
Levaware systems is offering IoT intelligence to create a new type of trailhead.
The purpose was to examine 9 adult activity settings in 25 community parks to determine the most and least frequently used by gender, physical-activity (PA) intensity, and ethnicity.
In this Trail Talk new methods of mobile electronic data collection help streamline assessments for Tennessee State Parks.