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.
Public Lands and local parks play a vital role in the physical, social and economic well-being of our communities. The Outdoors for All Act will help underserved communities access parks and public lands, protect areas sacred to Indigenous peoples, ensure clean and safe drinking water, and promote the outdoor recreation economy.
Westchester County New York and Friends of Westchester County Parks, in collaboration with Westchester County Parks, announce collaboration with Smart Outdoor to enhance 34.6-mile running trail.
American Trails will now be hosting the International Trails Symposium in February of 2022. By moving to this later date we are able to maintain an in-person symposium for those who can travel to Reno.
This survey aims to quantify the capacity of the trails community to build, maintain, and develop trails now, and to provide input to GAOA and LWCF funding.