published Nov 2019
One of the most difficult trail facilities to accomplish is a crossing of an active rail line.
published Jun 2003
by Gary Holisko
Trails are often built in utility corridors of all kinds, from underground pipelines to electric power lines overhead. Over the years some articles have raised concerns, apparently unfounded, about electromagnetic fields (EMF) emanating from power lines. But other factors are more important when managing utility line trails.
Jan 28, 2021
This presentation will discuss the major steps and considerations for planners and designers when designing in brownfields.
May 20, 2021
Learn how to leverage a new or existing trail(s) to increase its exposure and increase visitation.
Sep 24, 2020
Join trail designers and builders who work in vastly different landscapes as they discuss the unique marking challenges that their landscapes present.
published Jun 2008
Greenways provide numerous and diverse benefits to local municipalities and their residents. This plan focuses on the economic, ecological, recreational, social, and transportation benefits of greenways.
published Jun 2014
by Hugh Duffy with National Park Service
Webinar Follow up Questions & Answers, by Hugh Duffy, National Park Service
Jul 21, 2020
This webinar will introduce participants to new tools and technologies being used to advance trail projects around the country.
published Sep 2001
by Federal Highway Administration
This manual describes the common techniques for building a wetland trail.
Feb 21, 2018
This webinar will deliver a simple, cost estimating tool and provide a list of the key factors associated with trail construction costs. The methodology presented in the webinar applies to ALL trail construction projects, though the examples shown are all non-paved trails.
published Sep 2013
On September 26, 2013 the U.S. Access Board issued new accessibility guidelines for outdoor areas on federal lands. The guidelines provide detailed specifications for accessible trails, picnic, and camping areas, viewing areas, beach access routes, and other components of outdoor developed areas when newly built or altered.
published Aug 2018
Encouraging different types of users to share the trail is just as important on urban trails as it is on backcountry trails.