Preserving Floodways, Promoting Fitness and Providing Alternative Transit Options in Texas and Louisiana
This session will focus on addressing the challenges of coordinating with multiple agencies for shared use of space in floodplains.
by Dan Jatres, Program Manager, New Orleans Regional Planning Commission, Brandon Ross, Special Projects Manager, City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department
This session will focus on addressing the challenges of coordinating with multiple agencies for shared use of space in floodplains. We'll discuss development of levee top trails in New Orleans, Louisiana and the acquisition of land along 3 major urban waterways to construct approximately 50 miles of trails in San Antonio, Texas. Learn how New Orleans has brought together disparate partners and created a model of levee top path development. Learn how San Antonio's Greenways Program is reaching a wide range of cultures and lifestyles through it's marketing effort for the trails and natural beauty of San Antonio's waterways.
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