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posted Aug 7, 2022

Creating Trails Databases Using GIS Technologies

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

The task of developing GIS databases.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Something for Nothing, Something for Everyone

Some of America’s most exciting and interesting trail destinations are hidden in plain sight, unrecognized by the communities that they link, often with existing infrastructure.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Grade-Separated Trails Crossings

Key presentation elements will include a list of factors that trail planners and designers should consider.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Creating the Trails That Users Want So You Don't Get the Trails You Don't Want

Case studies of what works, best practices and techniques of building the correct type of trails, and information regarding the creation and maintenance of sustainable trail systems.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Front Country Trails and Brandywine Heritage Greenway

This session will look at "how to keep it green" by projecting, planning, partnering, and paying for trails with examples from both projects.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Connecting Communities

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration

This presentation focuses on design publications that address common design challenges and barriers.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Indy’s New Full Circle Master Plan

The Indy Greenways Full Circle Plan is a bold new vision for trails.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Roads to Trails

Learn the step-by-step process for a full mechanical road-to-trail conversion from planning and outreach to design, construction, and working with volunteers.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Art of Sustainable Trail Management

by Tony Boone with Timberline TrailCraft

The basics behind developing and managing natural surface, shared-use trail systems.


posted Aug 7, 2022

Trail Investments and Trail Management Made Easier with GIS

GIS tools are being used to make investment decisions on developing new trail systems and managing existing trail systems.


posted Aug 7, 2022

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 Aug 7, 2022

Developing and Operating Water Trails at the Local, Statewide and Regional Levels

Come learn how water trails are connecting people to waterways as practitioners describe their successful programs of developing and managing extensive water trails.