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posted Nov 8, 2023

Lower Saluda Greenway Feasibility Study

The purpose of the Lower Saluda Greenway, a proposed 10.5-mile multi-use paved path along the north side of the Lower Saluda River, is to increase safe access to nearby parks, trails, and destinations, aid in short-trip multimodal travel, and increase regional connectivity and unity between the Lexington and Irmo areas with the communities of Columbia, West Columbia, and Cayce.


posted Nov 1, 2023

Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks

by Federal Highway Administration

The Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks report is a resource and idea book intended to help small towns and rural communities support safe, accessible, comfortable, and active travel for people of all ages and abilities.


posted Oct 25, 2023

Advancing Trails to Support Multimodal Networks

by Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

This info brief provides a fresh look at the current state of practice for trail development, reflecting new research and showing the growing applications of trails in every type of environment and community.


posted Oct 25, 2023

Walk Audit ToolKit

by AARP

A self-service guide for assessing a community’s walkability.


posted Oct 18, 2023

The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit

by Team Better Block, AARP

Projects that inspire change — and improve communities for people of all ages


posted Oct 16, 2023

Alaska’s Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) 2023-2027

by Alaska State Parks

Outdoor recreation is vital to the lives and livelihoods of Alaskans. The state’s stunning wild landscapes, vast expanses of public land, productive ecosystems, vital cultural traditions, and four seasons of outdoor adventure position Alaska to be a world leader in outdoor recreation.


posted Oct 11, 2023

City of Pasadena Bikeways Analysis and Feasibility Study

by KOA Corporation, A Lochner Company

The City of Pasadena's Bikeways Analysis and Feasibility Study builds on the outreach and feedback received during the development of the City's Bicycle Transportation Action Plan.


posted Oct 10, 2023

Mountain Bike Trail Development

The Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission (GMRPTC) recognized the need to create a resource for mountain bike (MTB) trail construction that would assist land and park managers seeking to build sustainable trails. The result of this effort is the Mountain Bike Trail Development Guidelines, a comprehensive “how to” that breaks down the process from start to finish beginning with assessing the project and ending with how to maintain the newly built trails.


posted Oct 4, 2023

How to Build Safer Streets Quickly and Affordably

by Alta Planning + Design, California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike)

The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) and Alta Planning + Design are excited to share this Quick-Build Guide for quickly and inexpensively creating safe spaces on our streets for people to travel by bike, on foot, on a scooter, by skateboard, or by any other low-impact, low-cost mode of transportation.


posted Oct 3, 2023

Age and Dementia Friendly Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure

by Massachusetts Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Disease

Inclusive design can address functional needs arising from dementia.


posted Sep 26, 2023

Safe Routes to Parks

by National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Adults living within a half mile of a park visit parks and exercise more often, but according to the 2014 State Indicator Report on Physical Activity, less than 38 percent of the U.S. population lives within a half mile of a park.


posted Sep 18, 2023

Guidelines for Managing and Restoring Natural Plant Communities along Trails and Waterways

by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

These guidelines are designed to assist resource managers in conducting management activities that enhance the quality of natural plant communities, wildlife habitat, regional landscape integrity and visual quality, particularly as related to planning, development, and maintenance of trails, water trails, and water access sites.