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posted Mar 6, 2018

Safe Management of Power Line Trails

by Gary Holisko

Trails are often built in utility corridors of all kinds, from underground pipelines to electric power lines overhead. Over the years some articles have raised concerns, apparently unfounded, about electromagnetic fields (EMF) emanating from power lines. But other factors are more important when managing utility line trails.


posted Mar 5, 2018

Every Mile Counts: Economic Analysis of 2008 New York Trail User Surveys

Surveys were undertaken on eight shared-use trails to see who uses these trails, how far they travel to a trail, and what they spend and on what items.


posted Mar 5, 2018

The Washington & Old Dominion Trail: An Assessment of User Demographics, Preferences, and Economics

The Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) is a 45-mile long transportation and recreation corridor running from Arlington, Virginia, west to Purcellville.


posted Mar 5, 2018

Trail Operation and Maintenance Requirements

The County of Cumberland, NJ studied a series of railroad corridors for possible trail use including maintenance responsibilities. The Feasibility Study was written by Campbell Thomas & Co. of Philadelphia, PA.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Rails-With-Trails: Safety records from trails across the country

Safety records from trails across the country


posted Feb 19, 2018

Telling the Tale of Our Ohio Trails

The nation’s longest paved trail network is a 340-mile accomplishment and a point of pride in Ohio.


posted Feb 19, 2018

If You Don't Count...

This session will present a number of different approaches to collecting data to develop estimates of the number of individuals using a trail system and the economic impact


posted Feb 19, 2018

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 Feb 19, 2018

Putting the Public Into Public Safety

Strategies and tactics for promoting safety on urban trails.


posted Feb 19, 2018

The Hills Have Eyes

How to gather and interpret data.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Dogs Gone Wild

Dogs, trails & open space are the topic of discussion.


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.