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posted Jul 7, 2022

Developing and Operating Water Trails at the Local, Statewide and Regional Levels

Come learn how water trails are connecting people to waterways as practitioners describe their successful programs of developing and managing extensive water trails.


posted Jul 7, 2022

The U.S. Bicycle Route System

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Ginny Sullivan with Adventure Cycling Association

Learn how the corridor-level plan was developed in partnership with the non-profit AASHTO and join Adventure Cycling and others in promoting state adoption of an interstate route system for bikes.


posted Jul 7, 2022

Training and Resources for Building Better Trails (2008)

Learn about trail training services and opportunities plus a wide variety of technical resources available.


posted Jul 7, 2022

Texas Two Step or Zydeco Jig

by Dan Jatres with New Orleans Regional Planning Commission, Brandon Ross with City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department

This session will focus on addressing the challenges of coordinating with multiple agencies for shared use of space in floodplains.


posted Jul 7, 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 Jul 7, 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 Jul 7, 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 Jul 7, 2022

Innovations in Mechanized Trailbuilding

by Tony Boone with Timberline TrailCraft, Zachi Anderson

Cutting edge machinery for building recreational trails.


posted Jul 7, 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 Jul 7, 2022

Meeting at the Refuge

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


posted Jul 7, 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 Jul 7, 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.