Trails -- Core Attribute of a Sustainable Community

San Jose California and Atlanta Georgia are advancing large scale trail developments as core elements of sustainable development.


Speakers: Yves Zsutty, Trail Manager, City of San Jose; Jan Palajac, Senior Landscape Architect, City of San Jose; Kevin Burke, Senior Landscape Architect, Atlanta Beltline, Inc.; Kerry Blind, President, Ecos Environmental Design

San Jose California and Atlanta Georgia are advancing large scale trail developments as core elements of sustainable development. A lively panel discussion with representatives of both cities will compare and contrast successful approaches for project development, sustainable design, building long-term support, and tips for successful delivery of highly complex projects.

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