Putting the Public Into Public Safety

Strategies and tactics for promoting safety on urban trails.

Speakers: Eric Van Steenburg, Executive Director for the Friends of the Katy Trail; Bud Melton, Vice President, Bowman Melton; Rick Anderssen, Chief of Police Reserves, Dallas Police Department; John Hohol, National Market Manager, Rhino Marking & Protection Systems

This panel discussion will address strategies and tactics for promoting safety on urban trails through public education, volunteerism, and cooperation with local law enforcement agencies. In addition we will explore ways to make trail users safer and managers better informed through use of the latest technologies in trail marking.

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