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posted May 3, 2018

Trail Creates New Regional Asset Along Missouri Riverfront

by American Trails Staff

The objectives of the Missouri Riverfront Trail project are bringing people together, protecting natural resources, and enhancing the wellness and vitality of Platte County citizens and the region.


posted May 3, 2018

New England Greenway Vision Plan

The New England wide vision plan for a network of greenways and green spaces is built on the continuation of a great tradition of planning in New England.


posted May 3, 2018

Hoosick Falls Greenway Feasibility Study

The objective of this study was to determine the type of pathway that would best satisfy the needs of the Village of Hoosick community.


posted May 3, 2018

Nashville Riverfront Redevelopment Master Plan - Public Meeting Report

The Nashville Riverfront Redevelopment Master Plan relied on citizen input gathered at three public meetings in December 2005 as the basis for a master plan to be created by a professional design team.


posted May 3, 2018

Green Threads in the Urban Fabric

by Stuart Macdonald

A comprehensive look at the elements of greenways and their benefits to communities.


posted May 3, 2018

The Suwannee River Wilderness Trail

Conceived as an ecotourism destination, the trail enables exploration of the area by canoe or kayak, while providing an economic boost to surrounding rural communities.


posted May 3, 2018

Hard-earned Lesson from the Midwest floods

Floodplain open space makes economic sense.


posted May 3, 2018

How Greenways Work: A Handbook on Ecology

This is a handbook for those private citizens and public officials all over America who are working to create outdoor recreation opportunities and protect wildlife and our environment by establishing corridors of open space called greenways.


posted May 3, 2018

The Evolution of Denver's Platte River Greenway System

A presentation on the emergence and growth of the greenway and open space system in Denver, Co.


posted May 2, 2018

A Guide to Transportation Funding Programs for Service and Conservation Corps

by Stuart Macdonald

Conservation Corps and Transportation: Making the Connection is a funding guide and case study publication sponsored by The Corps Network and the Federal Highway Administration.


posted May 1, 2018

Breaking Down the Silos, Part One

by Mike Passo with American Trails

I have had two great epiphanies in my life, and both of them were thanks to trails. The first epiphany came as a result of a mountain biking accident I had in June of 1991.


posted Apr 25, 2018

Forging alliances among trail users: the role of state trails organizations

by Stuart Macdonald

How would you like to get involved with yet another organization-- more meetings, more subcommittees, more incomprehensible reports? There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical about creating new groups, but there are compelling reasons for putting efforts into those that promote trails on a statewide basis.