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posted Jul 18, 2018

Reducing Crime One Trail at a Time

by Brittain Storck with Alta Planning + Design, Jamie Rae Walker, Ph.D Texas A&M Extension, Lisa Beyer with Alta Planning + Design

Fighting crime through design.

  • tags: urban, transportation
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Crime

posted Jul 18, 2018

Putting the Public Into Public Safety

Strategies and tactics for promoting safety on urban trails.

  • tags: urban, transportation
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Crime

posted Jul 18, 2018

Rail-Trails and Safe communities

by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

A survey of all rail-trail managers in an effort to document the level of crime on trails, and identify the mitigation measures used by trail designers and managers.

  • tags: railway, crime, safety
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Crime

posted Jul 18, 2018

Study of Two Successful Canadian Rural Trails

A brief study of two successful rural trails, one utilizing an active irrigation canal alignment (Calgary to Chestermere Lake) and the other converted from an abandoned rail line (The Iron Horse Trail-Elk Point to Heinsburg).

  • tags: active transportation
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Crime, Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Jul 18, 2018

Crime, Property Values, Trail Opposition & Liability Issues

Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.

  • tags: active transportation
categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Advocacy and Promotion, Crime, Benefits of Trails, Economic