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posted May 1, 2017

Meet Mike Passo, American Trails Executive Director

by Mike Passo with American Trails

Throughout the world, via the International Trails Symposium and our burgeoning international influence, AT has a growing role in trail development, quality assurance, funding, and advocacy.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Meeting at the Refuge

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


posted Feb 27, 2020

Membership

American Trails knows you are passionate about trails and the positive impact they bring to your community.


posted Jul 13, 2023

Memorial: Donn Steven Anderson

Steve’s lifework and legacy ended up creating terrific trails for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians.


posted Feb 20, 2020

Mental Health Benefits of Trails

Beyond the physical health benefits of trails, the mental health benefits of trail access is also invaluable.


posted Jul 30, 2020

Merced River Trail Community Benefits Study

by Headwaters Economics

The purpose of this report is to describe the economic, quality of life, public health, and other benefits that Mariposa County and its residents are likely to enjoy from the Merced River Trail based on research and experiences of communities with similar projects.


posted Jun 10, 2010

Merle D. Grimes— A True Friend of Greenways and Trails

Merle Grimes planned and helped develop greenways and trails in Atlanta, GA and on the Island of Kauai as well as many projects in the Denver area and the South Platte River Greenway.


posted Jul 30, 2020

Merrymeeting Trail Feasibility Study

by Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.

This feasibility study examined the development of a multi-use rail with trail along the State-owned railroad, as well as a number of alternate routes. This study does not recommend specific routes, but highlights the possibilities for further consideration by the involved individuals and communities.


posted Jul 29, 2020

Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida

by National Center for Transit Research (NCTR

The purpose of this research was to provide a methodology to evaluate how intermodal connections between public transportation and public trails can improve livability in Florida communities.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Metrics, Data, and Counting, Oh My!

Tools for helping to identify opportunity, map a course of action, and quantify the benefits of walking, biking and trail development.


posted Jun 7, 2018

Michigan Motorized Trail Signing Handbook

by Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is responsible for assuring the motorized trail system is appropriately signed. This handbook is intended to assist trail sponsors, DNR, United States Department of Agriculture, and Forest Service employees with trail signing responsibilities in developing trail facilities.


posted Jul 27, 2020

Micromobility Devices on Multiuse Trails

by Rails to Trails Conservancy

Transportation in communities across America is changing with the advent of many small and light personal mobility options, which typically run on electric motors, such as electric-assist bicycles (e-bikes), e-scooters (scooters) and hoverboards. Rails to Trails Conservancy (RTC) offers this perspective to assist communities, trail managers and policy makers in making decisions about how best to manage these devices on nonmotorized multiuse trails.