published May 2019
The purpose of this guide is to acquaint state administrators and transportation agencies with the benefits of employing Corpsmembers on transportation projects, and to encourage the use of Service and Conservation Corps in state-funded trail programs.
published Aug 2016
VDOT developed this guide to aid the process of grassroots trail planning, based on the knowledge of experienced planners, research of best practices around the nation as well as the State, and the understanding gained from trail development process in the Town of Middleburg.
posted Oct 1, 2022
by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration
This presentation will provide a broad overview of Federal Highway Administration goals, programs, resources, and funding.
Jul 26, 2018
Moderated by Brian Housh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and presented by a panel of elected officials, this webinar will discuss successful tactics & strategies employed to establish funding mechanisms and innovative policy initiatives that support the development of trail networks demanded by constituents.
published Jun 2021
Understanding Federal Funding for Natural Surface Trails
published Aug 2018
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the US Department of Transportation, provides expertise, resources, and information to improve the nation's highway system and its intermodal connections. The Federal-Aid Highway Program provides financial assistance to the States to construct and improve the National Highway System, other roads, bridges, and trails.
posted Oct 1, 2022
Non-motorized trail access was identified as a cost-effective public health strategy for increasing physical activity levels in the Oregon population.
published Dec 2014
This report addresses both the technical and political challenges of how communities are paying to maintain trails, bike lanes, and sidewalks. It examines agency maintenance policies and provides examples of communities who’ve successfully made these facilities a priority.
published Aug 2012
Statewide organizations are well positioned to improve state-level policies that impact funding processes and to share best practices with regions.
Jan 17, 2019
This webinar includes presenters that have successfully courted private foundations to give you a holistic view of how projects can be pushed to the next level by engaging the private sector.