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published Jun 2018

2018 Annual CRT Achievement Awards

The Coalition for Recreational Trails is pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards in recognition of outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds.


posted Oct 1, 2022

The Inside of Foundation Funding

Local foundation staff who will provide insights into their world of foundation funding.


published Jun 2018

2017 Recreational Trails Program Annual Report

by Federal Highway Administration

A report on the use and benefits of Federal Recreational Trails Program funds across the United States.


published Aug 2012

Improving the Process: How Statewide Organizations Are Winning Federal Dollars for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

Statewide organizations are well positioned to improve state-level policies that impact funding processes and to share best practices with regions.


posted Oct 1, 2022

Navigating MAP-21

This session will begin with an overview of the new transportation law, MAP‐21


posted Oct 1, 2022

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2013)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

This session explains new Federal surface transportation legislation.


posted Oct 1, 2022

Progressive Food Stop Fundraisers

How to organize a successful progressive food stop fundraiser on your trail


posted Oct 1, 2022

Ways and Means of Expanding Trail Funding

by Ken Bryan with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Laura Cohen with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Leeann Sinpatanasakul with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

Public demand for trails of all types is outstripping current levels of funding.


posted Oct 1, 2022

Health Benefits and Funding for Close-to-Home Recreational Trails

by Terry Bergerson with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Randall Rosengerger with Oregon State University - College of Forestry

Non-motorized trail access was identified as a cost-effective public health strategy for increasing physical activity levels in the Oregon population.