Urban Trails in a (Former) Rust-Belt City
Two key projects in revitalizing Cleveland are the Centennial Trail Lake Link and the "Re-Connecting Cleveland: Pathways to Opportunity" TIGER grant project.
Presenters: Sara Byrnes Maier, Cleveland Metroparks; James Kastelic, Maxine Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University
This presentation includes planning and consortium building efforts that provided the necessary interest and momentum for these projects; implementation and assembly of funding from philanthropic, local, state, and federal sources; and the realities of designing and building urban trails.
The newly designated Trinity River Paddling Trail is the first National Water Trail in Texas!
Defining a trail corridor in law, policy, and planning.
Don Meeker, president of Terrabilt, reflects on trails as a critical sanctuary during COVID-19, and provides guidance on signage to keep everyone on trails safe. Terrabilt will also provide the production artwork for their COVID-19 trail sign for free.
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.