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Jun 28, 2018

Leveraging People and Places: Trails as Economic Development

This webinar will discuss urban trails and what cities are doing to provide economic development opportunities for the properties that lie along former industrial corridors.


May 24, 2018

A World of Trails: The International Trails Movement

This webinar provides an introduction to how trails are benefiting and reshaping landscapes across the planet.


posted Jun 29, 2022

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2017)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration, D’Juan Hammonds with Ohio Department of Natural Resources

This session describes Federal surface transportation programs that fund trail projects for transportation and recreation.


posted Jun 29, 2022

Reducing Crime One Trail at a Time

by Brittain Storck with Alta Planning + Design, Jamie Rae Walker, Ph.D Texas A&M Extension, Lisa Beyer with Alta Planning + Design

Fighting crime through design.


posted Jun 29, 2022

Trails and The Pilgrimage Culture

by Robert (Bob) Searns with Robert Searns and Associates, Inc., Brad Towle with Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, Masato Takemoto with Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, Galeo Saintz with World Trails Network

Sharing world pilgrimage culture.


posted Jun 29, 2022

Innovations in Mechanized Trailbuilding

by Tony Boone with Timberline TrailCraft, Zachi Anderson

Cutting edge machinery for building recreational trails.


posted Jun 29, 2022

Pathway to the Pacific

Exploring options for trail types, surfaces, and alignments, along with trailheads and facilities, for a wide variety of activities.


posted Jun 29, 2022

Meeting at the Refuge

Refuges close to highly-populated areas provide the greatest opportunity to engage new and diverse audiences.


posted Jun 29, 2022

The Best of Both Worlds

by Robert Spurlock with Metro Regional Government, Elaine Stewart with Metro Regional Government, Emily Roth with Portland Parks and Recreation

Improving trails for both wildlife habitat and trail users’ experiences.


posted Jun 29, 2022

You Can Get There

by Karen Vitkay with Alta Planning + Design, Alex Oreschak with Maricopa Association of Governments

Wayfinding systems are essential tools of complete and effective regional trails and trail networks.


posted Jun 29, 2022

MEGA Events (2015)

How can you put a charge into that 15-person weekend trail-build and pump it up to 150 or more smiling and eager volunteers?


posted Jun 29, 2022

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2013)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

This session explains new Federal surface transportation legislation.