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posted Feb 19, 2018

Building Healthy Communities

Learn how to use a collaborative approach to develop a bi-state regional trails plan.


posted Feb 19, 2018

A Trail to Every Classroom

by Rita Hennessy with National Park Service, Janis Brannon with Summit Charter School

This session will look at professional development as a means of reaching out to communities and engaging youth in trail activities.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Reclaiming Cleveland

Two key projects in revitalizing Cleveland are the Centennial Trail Lake Link and the "Re-Connecting Cleveland: Pathways to Opportunity" TIGER grant project.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Re-Connecting Communities Through Trails

The Story of “The Pearl” of Puerto Rico


posted Feb 19, 2018

The Business of Trails (Canada)

This session will provide case studies of five Canadian trails from across the country.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Trails in Private Developments

by Jim Wood with Kimley-Horn Planning and Design Engineering Consultants, Todd Pokrywa with Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, Inc.

Hear a developer’s perspective on establishing a successful private development trails system for transportation and recreation purposes.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Inviting the Community Back Into the Woods

This session endeavors to describe multiple projects that are currently bucking this trend- restoring natural systems, providing high quality recreation, and inviting communities back into the woods.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Reducing Crime One Trail at a Time

by Brittain Storck with Alta Planning + Design, Jamie Rae Walker, Ph.D Texas A&M Extension, Lisa Beyer with Alta Planning + Design

Fighting crime through design.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Understanding (and Overcoming) Opposition to Rail Trails

Learn the historical and contemporary sources of grassroots opposition to rail trails and several principles for accommodating critics.


posted Feb 19, 2018

The Business of Trails (Australia)

The Western Australian Munda Biddi Trail


posted Feb 19, 2018

The Great Allegheny Passage Trail Towns

by Amy Camp with Cycle Forward, Elisa Mayes, Brad Smith with Confluence Cyclery

Speakers will elaborate on the successes and hurdles in the cultural shift to an economy based upon conservation and utilization of natural assets in rural towns.


posted Feb 19, 2018

The Payoff of Trails

by Carl Knoch with Rails to Trails Conservancy, David Lindhaul with Morton Trails, John Morton with Morton Trails

Hear how research projects support the facts that trails do provide a positive economic benefit in their communities.