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Safety records from trails across the country
Speakers: Patricia Tomes, Program Manager, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy; Eric Oberg, Manager of Trail Development, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) has been conducting research over the past two years examining the safety issues of Rails-with-Trails (RWT). Based on the findings from a forthcoming RTC report, this session will provide a fresh statistical look at RWT and safety records from trails across the country.
Engaging youth and veterans in trail projects.
Economic impact extends not only to the actual trail user but to businesses that derive an income from users of the trail.
Design and construction guidelines for asphalt trails.
The FSTAG and the Forest Service Outdoor Recreation Accessibility Guidelines (FSORAG) are the legally enforceable standards for use in outdoor recreation areas on the National Forest System for the facilities, routes, and features addressed in these guidelines.