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posted Aug 7, 2022

Putting the Public Into Public Safety

Strategies and tactics for promoting safety on urban trails.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Blue Trails

This presentation will teach water trail developers how to improve recreation and increase access by integrating conservation and restoration goals into their water trails plans.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2017)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration, D’Juan Hammonds with Ohio Department of Natural Resources

This session describes Federal surface transportation programs that fund trail projects for transportation and recreation.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Pathway to the Pacific

Exploring options for trail types, surfaces, and alignments, along with trailheads and facilities, for a wide variety of activities.


posted Aug 7, 2022

What Went Wrong?

What happens when things don’t go as planned?


posted Aug 7, 2022

Design a Trail Worth Traveling To

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

Learn how to plan an initial trail layout.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Rails-With-Trails

Safety records from trails across the country


posted Aug 7, 2022

The U.S. Bicycle Route System

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Ginny Sullivan with Adventure Cycling Association

Learn how the corridor-level plan was developed in partnership with the non-profit AASHTO and join Adventure Cycling and others in promoting state adoption of an interstate route system for bikes.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Signs for the Times

Introduction to various aspects of implementing a wayfinding program.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Rails With Trails

This presentations discusses unique opportunities for trail development along the right of way adjacent to railroad tracks.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Oregon Trails 2015

The State of Oregon's statewide trail plan.


posted Aug 7, 2022

The Best of Both Worlds

by Robert Spurlock with Metro Regional Government, Elaine Stewart with Metro Regional Government, Emily Roth with Portland Parks and Recreation

Improving trails for both wildlife habitat and trail users’ experiences.