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posted Jul 5, 2022

Putting the Public Into Public Safety

Strategies and tactics for promoting safety on urban trails.


published Sep 2010

Q&A on Wheelchairs and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices Ruling

by Stuart Macdonald

Questions and Answers to help trail managers respond to recent Department of Justice rule on Wheelchairs and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices (updated February 19, 2011)


published Jun 2014

QUESTIONS and ANSWERS from webinar on Mountain Trail Sustainability

by Hugh Duffy with National Park Service

Webinar Follow up Questions & Answers, by Hugh Duffy, National Park Service


published Feb 2020

Rail Trail Development: A Best Practices Report

This report focuses on the issues surrounding the proposed development of the Palouse to Cascades Rail-Trail.


published Jul 2005

Rail-Trail Maintenance & Operation

by Tim Poole with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (Northeast Regional Office)

In about two decades, rail-trails have risen from obscurity to become highly valued amenities for many American communities. Rail-trails preserve natural and cultural resources and provide both residents and tourists with attractive places to recreate and safe routes to their destinations.


published Jan 1998

Rail-Trails and Safe Communities

by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

The experience on 372 trails


Aug 11, 2016

Rail-Trails, Smart-Growth, and…Realtors?

This webinar explores how to engage Realtors and other untraditional allies to see the benefits of trails


posted Jul 5, 2022

Rails With Trails

This presentations discusses unique opportunities for trail development along the right of way adjacent to railroad tracks.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Rails-With-Trails

Safety records from trails across the country


posted Jul 5, 2022

Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned

by Jared Fijalkowski with Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Eli Griffen with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

This session demonstrates how communities can develop Rails-with-Trails that facilitate both rail and active transportation.


published Nov 2019

Ramps for Accessible Trails and Shared-Use Pathways

by Stuart Macdonald

Ramps, typically used for building access, are often provided on trails.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Re-Connecting Communities Through Trails

The Story of “The Pearl” of Puerto Rico