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published Aug 6, 2012

Improving the Process: How Statewide Organizations Are Winning Federal Dollars for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

Statewide organizations are well positioned to improve state-level policies that impact funding processes and to share best practices with regions.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding

posted Feb 4, 2020

Appalachian Trail Conservation Guidebook

by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

A Conservation Guidebook For Communities Along The Appalachian National Scenic Trail

categories: Funding and Planning, Wildlife and Environment

posted Dec 11, 2019

2015 Pennsylvania and Western Maryland Trail Survey

The Trail Town Program® is an initiative of The Progress Fund working in small rural towns across western Pennsylvania and western Maryland

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding, Guidelines and Handbooks, State & Local Funding

posted Dec 11, 2019

Trail User Survey Workbook

by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

RTC's guide to conducting a survey, including sample surveys and methods.

categories: Funding and Planning, Guidelines and Handbooks

posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Planning Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in planning individual trails and greenways; identifying routes and experiences for park systems; developing plans for regional and statewide systems; developing goals and objectives for trail projects.

categories: Funding and Planning

posted Dec 5, 2019

Program Administration Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: budgeting; developing costs; managing grants and finding programs; managing staff and volunteers; managing projects; identifying funding sources; working with a variety of funding; writing grant proposals;

categories: Funding and Planning

posted Dec 5, 2019

Resource Protection and Monitoring Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in management of natural resources that host trails and greenways: monitoring impacts of visitors and natural processes; acquisition and protection of trail corridors; conservation and restoration of habitat and natural areas.

categories: Funding and Planning, Wildlife and Environment

posted Dec 4, 2019

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Connecting and Completing the Catamount Trail

The project to complete the Catamount Trail, located in Oregon's Silver Falls State Park, was awarded $145,925.00 in Recreational Trails Funds in the year 2016.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding, State & Local Funding

posted Nov 13, 2019

Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Highlights

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Every year hundreds of projects across the country use Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding to complete new projects and improve existing infrastructure. These are two recent highlights of how those funds are being used on the ground.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding

posted Oct 29, 2019

Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (JEDI): Part 1 (The What and Why of JEDI)

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) are all hot topics in the outdoors world, getting more attention than ever, and increasingly being recognized for their importance.

categories: Funding and Planning, Guidelines and Handbooks

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posted Jun 18, 2020

1,028 Trail Projects Can Put Americans To Work

COVID-19 has created an economic downturn. Over 1,000 trail projects are waiting for funding to help put Americans back to work.


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Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Boston, Massachusetts

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is the regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in the 101 cities and towns of Metropolitan Boston.


60 Temple Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02111
(617) 933-0700

Conservation Lands Foundation

Durango, Colorado

We are the only nonprofit dedicated to protecting the National Conservation Lands - 35 million acres of BLM-managed public lands, wild and scenic rivers, and national trails found throughout the West. National Conservati...


Main Office: 835 E. 2nd Ave. #314, Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-0807 • [email protected]

TART Trails

Traverse City, Michigan

TART Trails is dedicated to providing recreation and transportation opportunities through preserving open space corridors, building trails and advocating for active living and outdoor recreation. Our work includes negoti...

American Trails Member


PO Box 252 | Street Address: 148 East Front Street, Suite 201, Traverse City, Michigan 49685
(231) 941-4300

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