published Jul 2006
Shared paths are paved, off-road facilities designed for travel by a variety of nonmotorized users, including bicyclists, pedestrians, skaters, joggers, and others. Shared-path planners and designers face a serious challenge in determining how wide paths should be and whether the various modes of travel should be separated from each other.
published Feb 2012
What can you do when a proposed bike trail encounters obstacles such as power poles.
published May 2018
An ideal nature trail blends the beauty of the landscape with interpretive signage to offer an inspirational and educational resource to a community.
published Jun 2010
Q&A on hiking trail building, design and maintenance.
published Feb 2017
This article provides users with a state-of-the-art legal document and guidance to customize it to nearly any situation. No conservation easement document has benefited from more real-world testing, user scrutiny, and cycles of peer review.
published Aug 2018
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the US Department of Transportation, provides expertise, resources, and information to improve the nation's highway system and its intermodal connections. The Federal-Aid Highway Program provides financial assistance to the States to construct and improve the National Highway System, other roads, bridges, and trails.
posted Jul 3, 2022
This session describes Federal surface transportation programs that fund trail projects for transportation and recreation.