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posted Jun 29, 2018

Piqua Ohio Placemaking Initiative

by City of Piqua

The aim of this project is to redesign downtown public spaces to celebrate and enhance the spatial relationships between destinations; to create public spaces that offer an inviting public realm that contributes positively to the surrounding built environment and promotes high quality of place and quality of life experiences.

  • tags: urban, urban design
categories: Design and Building, Benefits of Trails

posted May 30, 2018

Construction and Maintenance Costs for Trails

Considering the many factors that go into estimating costs for building and managing trails, railtrails, and greenways with examples from Wisconsin.

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost
categories: Design and Building

posted May 23, 2018

Best Management Practices for Erosion Control During Trail Maintenance and Construction

Trail construction and maintenance may involve impacts to wetlands and other natural resources: an understanding of these impacts and methods to minimize them.

  • tags: maintenance
categories: Design and Building, Management and Maintenance

posted May 23, 2018

Building Better Asphalt Trails

Design and construction guidelines for asphalt trails.

  • tags: surfaces
categories: Design and Building

posted May 23, 2018

Criteria for Trail Placement, Control Points, and Layout

The following criteria are used in order to determine suitable locations for new trails and trail reroutes within the Kremmling Field Office, Colorado

  • tags: operation, restoration, maintenance
categories: Design and Building

posted May 23, 2018

Four Simple Tasks to Do Prior to Trail Design

Asking the right questions is a vital first step in effective planning of a trail project.

  • tags: sustainability
categories: Design and Building

posted May 22, 2018

Nature Trail Development on Small Acreages

by University of Arkansas

The purpose of this publication is to provide an introduction to trail design for those who intend to develop trails for nature walking, hiking, horseback riding or ATVs on less than 40 acres. Some technical aspects are presented for those planning to expend resources for constructing trails such as around schoolyards or community facilities or as part of a wildlife enterprise.

  • tags: nature trail, sustainable
categories: Design and Building

posted May 3, 2018

The Art of Building Crushed Stone Trails

by Tony Boone

Crushed stone trails provide a user-friendly, all-season surface for all types and ages of visitors, including strollers, wheelchairs, and road bikes.

  • tags: surfaces
categories: Design and Building

posted Apr 13, 2018

Tools for Trail Work

by Jim Schmid

A wide variety of tools are available to layout, construct, and maintain trails. Local and individual preferences often dictate the kinds of tools which are chosen for various tasks.

  • tags: tools, safety
categories: Design and Building

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