Rail Trail Development: A Best Practices Report

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.

Attached document published February 2020

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