published Dec 2004
The Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) is a 45-mile long transportation and recreation corridor running from Arlington, Virginia, west to Purcellville.
published Aug 2016
VDOT developed this guide to aid the process of grassroots trail planning, based on the knowledge of experienced planners, research of best practices around the nation as well as the State, and the understanding gained from trail development process in the Town of Middleburg.
Oct 8, 2015
This webinar will discuss how the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ attention has focused in the past few years on creating more inclusive public access through youth programs and collaborations.
published May 2009
National and state trail advocacy organizations representing equestrian, OHV, and bicycle interests collaborated in developing this new guide to trail use and safety.
published Feb 2017
Using multiple analytical approaches, our study showed that creation of Chicago’s 606 was associated with decreases in violent, property, and disorderly crimes between 2011 and 2015
published Feb 2000
Despite increased promotion of trails for health and recreation, critics of new trail development continue to raise questions about the suitability of trails in neighborhoods. Concerns often focus on the impact of trails on property values and public safety in different types of neighborhoods.
Oct 19, 2017
This webinar explores how data, metrics, and advanced tools are being used to further the development of trail networks, and showcase how it especially helped with an extensive trail system in greater Philadelphia.
published Sep 1993
This study offers direction for future studies on mountain bike riding, including: characteristics of mountain bike riders and their use patterns, identification of resource degradation problems, identification and resolution of conflict issues, wilderness trespass issues, partnership issues, communication issues, and testing of management strategies related to mountain bike use.
published May 2011
TRACS is an organized approach for collecting and updating field data on trail conditions and the work needed to meet standard.
published Jul 2005
by Tim Poole with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (Northeast Regional Office)
In about two decades, rail-trails have risen from obscurity to become highly valued amenities for many American communities. Rail-trails preserve natural and cultural resources and provide both residents and tourists with attractive places to recreate and safe routes to their destinations.
published Nov 1990
A comprehensive document to guide use policies and regulations for a large suburban trail system south of the Bay Area.