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posted Mar 13, 2018

Trails and Greenways for Livable Communities

To counteract the effects of sprawling development, many communities use trails and greenways to curb ill-planned growth and preserve ecologically important areas. The result is a higher quality of life, a healthier environment, and more livable communities.


posted Mar 13, 2018

How Land Use and Transportation Systems Impact Public Health: An Annotated Bibliography

This literature review discusses how urban form affects public health, specifically through the ways in which the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity levels.


posted Mar 6, 2018

QUESTIONS and ANSWERS from webinar on Mountain Trail Sustainability

by Hugh Duffy with National Park Service

Webinar Follow up Questions & Answers, by Hugh Duffy, National Park Service


posted Mar 5, 2018

Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Home Values in U.S. Cities

Houses with the above-average levels of walkability command a premium of about $4,000 to $34,000 over houses with just average levels of walkability in the typical metropolitan areas studied.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Telling the Tale of Our Ohio Trails

The nation’s longest paved trail network is a 340-mile accomplishment and a point of pride in Ohio.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Regional Trails – Connecting Rural and Urban Communities

Planning and implementation of three complex regional trail systems in three western states.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Creating Trails Databases Using GIS Technologies

by Robert Spurlock with Oregon Metro Regional Government, Max Woodbury with Oregon Metro Regional Government, Jenny Konwinski, Reid Ammann

The task of developing GIS databases.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Design a Trail Worth Traveling To

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

Learn how to plan an initial trail layout.


posted Feb 19, 2018

A is for Access

by Dan Kleen with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), Karen Umphress with UP! Outside

Access for people with disabilities


posted Feb 19, 2018

Signs for the Times

Introduction to various aspects of implementing a wayfinding program.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Vernacu-What? Culture, Heritage and the Natural Environment as Building Blocks for Trail Design

Drawing from dry-laid rock fences, a significant equine heritage, and one of the oldest urban growth boundaries in the nation, Legacy Trail spans the gamut of landscapes.


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.