Identification, Safety and Wayfinding
Introduction to various aspects of implementing a wayfinding program.
Speakers: Donald Meeker, Principal, Meeker & Associates Inc.; Jeffrey Olson, Partner, Alta Design+Planning; Kirsten E. Sittler, Preserve Planner, Lake County Forest Preserve District; Mike Tully, Director Of Operations & Public Safety, Lake County Forest Preserve District; Meredith Holthaus, President, Streamline Signage; Hans Landefeld, Sign Consultant
During this session learn the rationale for an upgraded, more legible, and consistent system of signage for cycling on streets, roads, and trails. The current comprehensive design proposal, and review accomplishments to date in moving this important agenda forward. You will also be introduced to various aspects of implementing a wayfinding program, including developing a vision for the importance of wayfinding messaging and community branding, and ways to coordinate with local governments and obtaining funding and explore the pilot project at Captain Daniel Wright Woods Forest Preserve that attempted to balance user needs for directional guidance with the natural aesthetic.
Westchester County New York and Friends of Westchester County Parks, in collaboration with Westchester County Parks, announce collaboration with Smart Outdoor to enhance 34.6-mile running trail.
American Trails will now be hosting the International Trails Symposium in February of 2022. By moving to this later date we are able to maintain an in-person symposium for those who can travel to Reno.
This survey aims to quantify the capacity of the trails community to build, maintain, and develop trails now, and to provide input to GAOA and LWCF funding.
A trail need not be over 100 miles in length to become a travel destination. Plenty of people desire shorter trail experiences and are willing to design a trip around them just the same.