How are trails being developed and programmed in our urban core?
Speakers: Ted Curtis, Bike/Ped Program Manager, City of Columbia, MO; Eric Oberg, Manager of Trail Development, Midwest Region, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Multi-Use trail development has proven overwhelmingly popular all over the country. How are trails being developed and programmed in our urban core? Join the City of Columbia, Missouri’s Bike/Ped coordinator Ted Curtis, and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) in exploring how trails have been designed to fit, and be used in an urban context. Columbia Missouri will share how trails have been integrated into existing cities’ infrastructure, what worked, what didn’t, and how they have succeeded in a myriad of circumstances.RTC will share experiences from around the country that came out of their multi-year Urban Pathways Initiative.
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