Planning and implementation of three complex regional trail systems in three western states.
Presenters: Yves Zsutty, Trail Network Manager, City of San Jose, CA; Tom Newland, Principal, Newland Project Resources, Inc.; Guy Michaelsen, Principal Landscape Architect, Berger Partnership; Carolyn Hope, Park Planner, Arts and Culture Manager, City of Redmond, WA; Tim Swope, Capital Projects Coordinator, Boulder County Transportation Department, CO
Speakers will provide insights to the challenges, strategies, and lessons learned in the planning and development of regional trails through rail and urban spaces. Each project has its own complexities, obstacles, and opportunities. Good planning supports the high use, positive impression, and placemaking nature of these trails within their communities.
This paper outlines ways to achieve two key goals: First, to create career paths for young people; and secondly, to improve the U.S.’ ability to counter, and adapt to climate change, especially in communities that have suffered from environmental injustices.
This updated Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned report documents how the state of the practice, perspectives, and context for rails-with-trails have evolved since 2002 and includes updated effective practices.
The Beerline Trail Neighborhood Development Project was created to ensure the next phases of trail development serve the needs of the community.
Understanding Federal Funding for Natural Surface Trails