Planning for Unexpected Trail Challenges
What happens when things don’t go as planned?
Presenters: Ann Rexine, Planner; Danny McCullough, Regional Trail Manager, Three Rivers Park District, Minnesota
With over 120 miles of existing regional trails and over 400 planned, Three Rivers Park District prides itself as a recreation-based facilitator of quality trails throughout the western Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. But what happens when things don’t go as planned? This presentation will explore strategies that trail planners and implementers can retain so that when the unexpected happens, they are prepared to respond.
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This popular trail system is one of several projects recognized for excellence in the tourism industry at the recent Iowa Tourism Conference.
This guide provides examples from other communities working to improve pedestrian safety. It includes information, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about issues that affect walking conditions; find ways to address or prevent these problems; and promote pedestrian safety.
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An overview trail maintenance used by the New York/NewJersey Trail Conference.