The Symposium includes numerous educational sessions covering a broad range of trail issues including nationally and internationally prominent presenters. View presentations that were sent to us post-ITS.

 

 

 

posted Feb 19, 2018

A Path to Remember

This session will highlight design development of the Urban Arts Leg of the City of Jackson’s (MI) Riverwalk Trail on the Grand River, complemented by a survey of several recent National Park Service trail projects that integrate public art.


posted Feb 19, 2018

A Trail to Every Classroom

by Rita Hennessy with National Park Service, Janis Brannon with Summit Charter School

This session will look at professional development as a means of reaching out to communities and engaging youth in trail activities.


posted Feb 19, 2018

All Successful Trails Need Partnerships and Coalitions

This interactive presentation will discuss the importance of creating a strong coalition of diverse stakeholders and identify strategies to effectively engage them.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Building Partnerships for Single and Multi-Use Trails

Learn about collaborative travel management planning efforts that work.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Creating the Trails That Users Want So You Don't Get the Trails You Don't Want

Case studies of what works, best practices and techniques of building the correct type of trails, and information regarding the creation and maintenance of sustainable trail systems.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Developing and Operating Water Trails at the Local, Statewide and Regional Levels

Come learn how water trails are connecting people to waterways as practitioners describe their successful programs of developing and managing extensive water trails.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Difficult Trails in Difficult Places

by Mark Wilcox with American Society of Landscape Architects, Bill Neumann with DHM Design, John M. Pflaum, PE with NV5

This presentation will reveal the process of planning, designing and constructing trails within four different landscape settings identifying challenges and solutions.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Dogs Gone Wild

Dogs, trails & open space are the topic of discussion.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds Benefit Trails

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Patricia Fisher with Oregon Department of Transportation, Rocky Houston with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

This presentation will discuss transportation funding programs that benefit trails and trail-related activities, focusing on Transportation Enhancement Activities and the Recreational Trails Program.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Grade-Separated Trails Crossings

Key presentation elements will include a list of factors that trail planners and designers should consider.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Icing on the Cake!

by Terry Eastin with Mississippi River Trail, Inc., Todd Antoine, AICP with Great Rivers Greenway District, Paul Labovitz with Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

This presentation is designed to illustrate how diverse partnerships benefit trail and greenway development and bring new connections and opportunities to diverse partners and organizations whose missions, while different, compliment one another.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Improving the Built Environment

This session will focus on the big and innovative thinking necessary to retrofit an urban environment for a multi-use trail system.