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.
posted Nov 4, 2021
The Milwaukee Method focuses on culturally-sensitive neighborhood development based on the interests of independent and institutional stakeholders. The method acknowledges that cultural workers such as artists, makers, and creative entrepreneurs are critical to influencing neighborhood development.
posted Nov 13, 2020
American Trails contributor Josh Adams recently interviewed Lawrence Simonson, who serves as the Chief Strategy Officer of the PedNet Coalition, to talk pedestrian safety, projects and obstacles, and making a difference in Missouri.
posted Jul 23, 2020
American communities today are at a crossroads. For the past 70 years, the automobile has been the dominant mode of transportation and has received the lion’s share of federal and state transportation investment. Engineers have prioritized maximum car throughput and free-flowing speed or level of service as markers of transportation efficiency and success. Now, communities across America are looking for ways to strike a better balance so that residents might have more transportation choices and a higher quality of life. Multimodal transportation systems that prioritize human-centered mobility are in high demand.
posted Jul 17, 2020
by Amy Camp, Principal, Cycle Forward