Analyzing Rail-Trail Best Practices to Inform the Development of the Palouse-Cascades Trail
This report focuses on the issues surrounding the proposed development of the Palouse to Cascades Rail-Trail.
This report has outlined some of the best practices regarding rail-trail development. Through the analysis of case studies, concerns, and benefits, and within the context of the Palouse to Cascades Trail, the following recommendations are presented in order to guide the development of the trail in a way that both capitalizes on the benefits of rail-trails while also satisfying the concerns of adjacent landowners.
Published February 2020
posted Jun 14, 2023
Study shows completion of the Massachusetts Central Rail Trail System would bring significant health and economic benefits to the commonwealth.
posted May 15, 2023
Mountain Bike Trail Development: Guidelines for Successfully Managing the Process,” a 242-page “how to” manual covers modern trail development from trail types, to landscape analysis and design, to environmental and construction considerations, cost implications and more.
posted Sep 21, 2021
The Beerline Trail Neighborhood Development Project was created to ensure the next phases of trail development serve the needs of the community.
posted Dec 22, 2020
This guidebook can be used to assist in successfully planning, designing, and constructing mountain bike trail systems, while keeping in mind that user issues must be addressed at every stage of development.