The mountain bike trail that changed an agency
Best practices for either establishing a new bike optimized off-road trail system or better managing your current network.
Cleveland Metroparks recently built nearly 10 miles of single-track mountain bike trail, successfully navigating the tricky politics of strong support and strong opposition, both internally and externally. This bold move provided much-needed trail access for the region while changing the internal culture of the agency. Attendees will hear firsthand how the process went, what worked and what didn’t, and best practices for either establishing a new bike optimized off-road trail system or better managing your current network.
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