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posted Aug 14, 2018

Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail

by American Trails Staff

This designated National Recreation Trail runs 4.18 miles through northern Delaware and includes Recreational Trails Program funding.

  tags: health, accessibility and accessible trails, partnerships, mountain biking, nature trail, urban trails, recreational trails program (rtp)


posted Jun 29, 2018

Piqua Ohio Placemaking Initiative

by City of Piqua

The aim of this project is to redesign downtown public spaces to celebrate and enhance the spatial relationships between destinations; to create public spaces that offer an inviting public realm that contributes positively to the surrounding built environment and promotes high quality of place and quality of life experiences.

  tags: urban trails, design

posted Sep 17, 2018

FAQ: Determining trail capacity or level of service

by American Trails Staff

How many users can a paved trail support before it becomes too crowded or over used?

  tags: faq, shared use, urban trails, editorial

posted Sep 17, 2018

FAQ: Our roads are in bad shape... why spend money on trails?

by American Trails Staff

There is a huge amount of evidence that trails add value to properties and bring in significant increases in tourism spending, that roads just do not have.

  tags: faq, urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Sep 12, 2018

Martin Van Buren Nature Trail, New York

by American Trails Staff

The trail system at the Martin Van Buren Natural Historic Site leads to meadows, a stream, and marshland, and highlights notable trees, shrubs, flowers, and wildlife.

  tags: urban trails, wildlife and habitat, greenways and open space, historic, backcountry, nature trail, snow and winter trails

posted Sep 12, 2018

Mount Umunhum National Recreation Trail, California

by American Trails Staff

The 3.7-mile multi-use trail climbs to one of the few publicly accessible peaks in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  tags: urban trails, nature trail

posted Aug 23, 2018

River's Edge National Recreation Trail, Montana

by American Trails Staff

Whether biking, jogging, in-line skating, running or walking is your favorite outdoor activity, the 53 miles of the River's Edge Trail in Great Falls is the perfect venue. The 19 miles of paved urban trail links many local parks and attractions along both sides of the scenic Missouri River.

  tags: greenways and open space, urban trails, shared use, accessibility and accessible trails, mountain biking, wildlife and habitat, snow and winter trails

posted Aug 21, 2018

A Resident’s Guide for Creating Safe and Walkable Communities

by Federal Highway Administration

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.

  tags: walking, livable communities, urban trails, design

posted Aug 21, 2018

Walkable Edmonton Toolkit promotes a more active community

Here you’ll find a menu of advocacy ideas, design concepts and walkability tools, each with links to numerous other resources. You’ll discover interesting destinations and group efforts that make walking in Edmonton interesting and fun. You’ll learn about civic initiatives that may dovetail with your interests. You’ll read success stories that prove you and your community can make a difference.

  tags: walking, livable communities, pedestrian, urban trails, design

posted Aug 13, 2018

Constructing bicycle trails in conjunction with Interstate Highway construction projects

by American Trails Staff

Examples of bike trails and bike paths that have been built by state departments of transportation

  tags: bicycle, urban trails, funding

posted Jul 23, 2018

Trails Community: Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada

by American Trails Staff

Summerlin is one of three communities from across the nation selected to serve as fitting models for excellence in trails within a private development.

  tags: urban trails, economic, health, land and open space, partnerships

posted Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: Constructing a 10' bike trail without having to relocate power poles

by American Trails Staff

What can you do when a proposed bike trail encounters obstacles such as power poles.

  tags: faq, urban trails

posted Jul 2, 2018

Trails of Vernon, New Jersey are a Community Effort

A one hour drive from New York City brings you to the bucolic settings of Vernon, New Jersey nestled in at 435’ above sea level. Vernon provides an ideal environment for those that love nature all year round.

  tags: greenways and open space, wildlife and habitat, urban trails

posted May 3, 2018

Green Threads in the Urban Fabric

by Stuart Macdonald

A comprehensive look at the elements of greenways and their benefits to communities.

  tags: greenways and open space, utility corridor, urban trails

posted Apr 11, 2018

Veterans Park National Recreation Trail, Hoover, Alabama

by American Trails Staff

The 4.8-mile trail features a running/walking cross-country course and boardwalk winding through an open field, wetland, and woodlands in the City of Hoover’s newest and largest park.

  tags: shared use, parks, greenways and open space, nature trail, urban trails

posted Apr 3, 2018

California Conservation Corps Learn New Skills on Accessible Urban Trail

San Diego County partnered with the California Conservation Corps to develop an accessible trail surfaced with hardened crushed granite material from TechniSoil LLC.

  tags: conservation corps, accessibility and accessible trails, urban trails

posted Apr 3, 2018

San Jose Trail Count Shows Trail Use Continues to Rise

The San Jose trail count provides data to support further development of the integrated trail network.

  tags: counting trail users, urban trails

posted Mar 29, 2018

James F. Hall National Recreation Trail, Newark, Delaware

by American Trails Staff

The popular cross-town pedestrian and bicycle trail in downtown Newark has an eight-foot wide hard surface and is lighted for 24-hour use.

  tags: shared use, greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 29, 2018

Queen City National Recreation Trail, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

by American Trails Staff

Queen City Park Trail in Tuscaloosa runs between Queen City Ave and Jack Warner Boulevard through scenic woods and past ruins of historic park structures.

  tags: historic, shared use, urban trails

posted Mar 29, 2018

Richard Martin National Recreation Trail, Limestone County, Alabama

by American Trails Staff

The 10.2 mile trail offers a back-to-nature getaway for thousands of local residents and tourists to enjoy the great variety of opportunities created by the trail.

  tags: art on trails, birding, shared use, urban trails

posted Mar 29, 2018

Spokane River Centennial National Recreation Trail, Washington

by American Trails Staff

The trail runs along the Spokane River for 37 miles from the Idaho state line to Nine Mile Falls, Washington. The paved trail is used both for commuting to work and for recreation.

  tags: marketing, urban trails, greenways and open space, nature trail

posted Mar 29, 2018

Eastern Shore National Recreation Trail, Alabama

by American Trails Staff

The Eastern Shore Trail is a dedicated multipurpose trail for pedestrian and non-motorized vehicle use that generally follows the shores of Mobile Bay in South Alabama for 36 miles.

  tags: historic, shared use, greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 29, 2018

Chief Ladiga National Recreation Trail (Piedmont Section), Alabama

by American Trails Staff

The Chief Ladiga Trail is Alabama’s first extended rails to trails project.

  tags: historic, greenways and open space, nature trail, urban trails, rails-to-trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Ann and Roy Butler Hike & Bike Trail, Austin, Texas

by American Trails Staff

The Ann and Roy Butler Hike & Bike Trail is one of the most well-used trails in America. Formerly called Town Lake Trail.

  tags: shared use, nature trail, urban trails, wildlife and habitat, greenways and open space

posted Mar 27, 2018

Berg/Animas Trail, Farmington, New Mexico

by American Trails Staff

Animas and Berg Parks are home to a network of trails along the Animas River in Farmington. These trails run along the river’s edges, wind through groves of native cottonwoods, and cross the Animas River by bridge at two points.

  tags: parks, horses and equestrian trails, greenways and open space, nature trail, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Central Arizona Project National Recreation Trail, Arizona

by American Trails Staff

Vision is to create a recreational trail stretching the entire 336 miles of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal.

  tags: shared use, partnerships, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Clear Creek Trail, Wheat Ridge, Colorado

by American Trails Staff

This 6.5-mile family-friendly urban trail winds through the scenic Wheat Ridge Greenbelt, providing conservation benefits and recreational opportunities including biking, kayaking and bird watching.

  tags: birding, historic, urban trails, wildlife and habitat, greenways and open space

posted Mar 27, 2018

Coyote Creek Trail-San Jose Trail Network, California

by American Trails Staff, Yves Zsutty with City of San Jose

Three connecting trails: the Guadalupe River Trail, the Highway 237 Bikeway, and the Coyote Creek Trail North – provide 16.4 miles of recreation opportunity in San Jose.

  tags: greenways and open space, shared use, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Cross Vermont Trail, Vermont

by American Trails Staff

A 75-mile trail and greenway that will span the entire state from Burlington to Newbury, linking 17 communities, 10 village centers, 10 state parks, numerous schools and trail systems.

  tags: greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Guadalupe River Trail-San Jose Trail Network, California

by American Trails Staff, Yves Zsutty with City of San Jose

Three connecting trails: the Guadalupe River Trail, the Highway 237 Bikeway, and the Coyote Creek Trail North – provide 16.4 miles of recreation opportunity in San Jose.

  tags: greenways and open space, shared use, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Highlands Plateau Greenway, Highlands, North Carolina

by American Trails Staff

Located in Highlands, North Carolina, the 5-mile network of walking trails connects natural areas and historic sites. Straddling the Eastern Continental Divide in a temperate rain forest, the area boasts the highest floral and faunal diversity in North America.

  tags: greenways and open space, nature trail, urban trails, youth corps

posted Mar 27, 2018

Highway 237 Bikeway Trail-San Jose Trail Network, California

by American Trails Staff, Yves Zsutty with City of San Jose

Three connecting trails: the Guadalupe River Trail, the Highway 237 Bikeway, and the Coyote Creek Trail North – provide 16.4 miles of recreation opportunity in San Jose.

  tags: greenways and open space, shared use, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Mountains to Sea Trail, Orange County, California

by American Trails Staff

This 22-mile urban nature reserve and bikeway starts in Weir Canyon and travels through six jurisdictions, enabling trail users to experience the diversity of the 50,000-acre Irvine Ranch Land Reserve.

  tags: shared use, wilderness, greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Row River National Recreation Trail, Cottage Grove, Oregon

by American Trails Staff

The Row River Trail runs 15.6 miles along an abandoned rail line from Cottage Grove to Dorena Lake, Culp Creek and the nearby Umpqua National Forest.

  tags: historic, marketing, shared use, horses and equestrian trails, fitness, mountain biking, nature trail, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

San Gabriel River Trails, Georgetown, Texas

by American Trails Staff

Scenic trails that connect with the Corps of Engineers trail at Lake Georgetown.

  tags: shared use, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

The Rivanna Trail, Charlottesville, Virginia

by American Trails Staff

This 8-mile urban trail and greenway is part of the planned 50-mile pedestrian and bicycle facility that will parallel the oldest inland transportation route in North America and connects Williamsburg to Richmond in a unique way.

  tags: urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Three Rivers Heritage Trail, Pennsylvania

by American Trails Staff

This urban rail-trail parallels the riverbanks in the Pittsburgh area for about 21 miles, often on both sides of the rivers, and offering a spectacular view of the city.

  tags: greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Walkway Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie to Highland, New York

by American Trails Staff

Walkway Over the Hudson opening celebration spanned the weekend of October 2-4, 2009. The noted historic structure also adds to the commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s exploration of the valley.

  tags: bridges, historic, greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

B-Line Trail, Bloomington, Indiana

by American Trails Staff

The B-Line Trail, created from a former railway corridor, extends a total of 3.1 miles from the east side of Adams Street through downtown Bloomington and the former railroad switch yard to the north side of Country Club Drive.

  tags: art on trails, shared use, urban trails, fitness

posted Mar 26, 2018

Big Dry Creek Trail, Westminster, Colorado

by American Trails Staff

This National Recreation Trail is a major link in the Denver Metro system of trails and greenways.

  tags: art on trails, trails as transportation, urban trails, fitness

posted Mar 26, 2018

Gary L. Haller National Recreation Trail, Kansas

by American Trails Staff

Johnson County, Kansas, manages the 17.5-mile trail which begins in Olathe and continues north through Lenexa and Shawnee. The scenic, multi-use route was one of the first major trail facilities completed in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

  tags: historic, interpretation, shared use, greenways and open space, nature trail, urban trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Grand Forks National Recreation Trail, North Dakota and Minnesota

by American Trails Staff

The Greater Grand Forks Greenway Trail connects the two cities of Grand Forks, North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota

  tags: shared use, partnerships, fitness, greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Housatonic River Walk, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

by American Trails Staff

River Walk was created by community volunteers, and maintained to allow public access to the Housatonic River and to reclaim its banks for the benefit of wildlife and people.

  tags: birding, greenways and open space, interpretation, wildlife and habitat, urban trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Kohl Park Hiking Trail, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

by American Trails Staff

Milwaukee County's Kohl Park is a partnership with local scout troops and other volunteers.

  tags: shared use, urban trails, volunteers, fitness, greenways and open space, nature trail

posted Mar 26, 2018

North Bay National Recreation Trail, St. Petersburg, Florida

by American Trails Staff

The North Bay Trail is a multi-use recreational path that runs along the spectacular waterfront of St. Petersburg, Florida.

  tags: wildlife and habitat, fitness, greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Rivergreenway, Fort Wayne and New Haven, Indiana

by American Trails Staff

This 23-mile linear park within the cities of Fort Wayne and New Haven in Allen County, IN is located along the banks of the St. Marys, St. Joseph, and Maumee Rivers.

  tags: shared use, greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Sligo Creek Parkway Trail, Maryland

by American Trails Staff

This popular urban trail and bikeway near Washington, DC connects Prince George's and Montgomery Counties.

  tags: shared use, urban trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

South Creek Greenway National Recreation Trail, Springfield, Missouri

by American Trails Staff

The eight-mile paved linear park runs through the middle of Springfield, Missouri. It's used for biking, walking, running, enjoying nature close to home, and commuting without a car to work or school.

  tags: greenways and open space, urban trails, fitness

posted Mar 5, 2018

Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Home Values in U.S. Cities

Houses with the above-average levels of walkability command a premium of about $4,000 to $34,000 over houses with just average levels of walkability in the typical metropolitan areas studied.

  tags: urban trails, landowner outreach, walking

posted Mar 5, 2018

Maintenance Checklist for Greenways and Urban Trails

by Jed Wagner with Denver Parks and Recreation Department

Denver has 130 miles of paved trails, open 24 hours a day and maintained for year-round use. Snow removal begins at 5 a.m. after winter storms.

  tags: greenways and open space, urban trails, maintenance

posted Feb 19, 2018

A is for Access

by Dan Kleen with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), Karen Umphress with Up! Outside

Access for people with disabilities

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, accessibility and accessible trails

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.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, historic, art on trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

A Successful Solution to Get Kids in Parks

There is clear evidence that children benefit from spending time in nature.

  tags: urban trails, youth and kids on trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

A Tale of Two Cities: The System of Trails in Fayetteville and North Little Rock, Arkansas

This session will highlight how Garver Engineering transformed its wellness program to improve overall health while reducing company healthcare costs.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

An NGO Response to Funding Shortfalls

Volunteers and partners are increasingly being called upon to assist the Forest Service in an era of budget constraints and trail maintenance backlog.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, volunteers, funding

posted Feb 19, 2018

Anatomy of a Successful Statewide Foundation

Creative avenues to fund trail development, promotion, and maintenance.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Applying the Sustainable Trail Design Rules in the Real World

Five rules of sustainable trail design.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Art of Sustainable Trail Management

by Tony Boone

The basics behind developing and managing natural surface, shared-use trail systems.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, sustainable trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail

Repurposing historic, abandoned, and urban railroad corridors provides a triple bottom-line success story.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, rail

posted Feb 19, 2018

Beyond Park Boundaries

Benefits of connecting communities with parks and public lands.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Beyond the Trail - 2013

Key features of the newly approved Bureau of Land Management (BLM) policies for the establishment of National Trail Management Corridors on public lands – and more.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Beyond the Trail - 2015

This presentation describes how the new BLM policies guide the agency in fulfilling its responsibilities under the National Trails System Act.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Blue Trails

This presentation will teach water trail developers how to improve recreation and increase access by integrating conservation and restoration goals into their water trails plans.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, water trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

Blue Ways

Alabama Scenic River Trail, the longest river trail in a single state.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, water trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

Bringing the Portland-Vancouver Metro Area Together: 400 Miles of Trails Built, 600 Miles to Go

25 years in planning and building a four-county and bi-state trails system.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Build Sustainable Trails That Last 100 Years (presentation)

by Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks

How to create a sustainable trail that is designed to last into the next century.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Building Healthy Communities

Learn how to use a collaborative approach to develop a bi-state regional trails plan.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, health

posted Feb 19, 2018

Building Partnerships for Single and Multi-Use Trails

Learn about collaborative travel management planning efforts that work.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Building Partnerships One Step at a Time

Create an endowment that helps fund much-needed rehabilitation on the high use trails in the park.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Collective Impact

Want your trail to connect to the next town? The next county? How about the next state?

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Connecting Communities

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration

This presentation focuses on design publications that address common design challenges and barriers.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Creating 21st Century Trail Networks

Building a regional trail network can't be built by just planners and trail advocates. How to engage people!

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Creating the Next Generation of Trail Planning Tools

by Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Tracy Hadden Loh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

Tools to help communities make the real case for increased investment in trails, biking, and walking infrastructure.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, rails-to-trails

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.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Creating Trails Databases Using GIS Technologies

by Robert Spurlock with Metro, Max Woodbury with Metro, Jenny Konwinski, Reid Ammann

The task of developing GIS databases.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, technology

posted Feb 19, 2018

CYA – Cover Your Assets

Help limit liability.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Data Leads to Everyone

This session will also explain the practical use of GIS technology for numerous applications.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, technology, gis mapping

posted Feb 19, 2018

Design a Trail Worth Traveling To

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

Learn how to plan an initial trail layout.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Destination Trails

This session will explore the multitude of ways to connect people to trails and places with bikeways.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, travel & tourism, long-distance trails

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.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, water trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

Developing Hiking Trails within Economic Recession

How to develop trails during an economic crisis.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, hiking

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 WHPacific, Inc.

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

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Dots and Dashes

This presentation will discuss how to incorporate shared use unpaved trail and paved path systems into city infrastructure.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Empowering the Next Generation of Trail Stewards

Join the Student Conservation Association and Arizona Trail Association for an inspiring workshop on various youth outreach initiatives.

  tags: urban trails, youth corps

posted Feb 19, 2018

Engaging the Next Generation of Trail Leaders Today

by Jeff Parker with Northwest Youth Corps, Gabe Perkins, Steve Buchtel with Trails for Illinois

The presentation will include case studies of an established corps program.

  tags: urban trails, youth corps

posted Feb 19, 2018

Enhancing Trail Accessibility, Connectivity, and Outdoor Developed Areas with Modern Technologies

by Peter Axelson with Beneficial Designs, Inc., Brandon Ross with City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, Nathan Tolbert with Beneficial Designs, Inc.

This program will provide an overview of the needs and processes surrounding assessments of trails and outdoor constructed features.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, accessibility and accessible trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

Equestrian Trails

by Jan Hancock with Hancock Resources, Michele (Kebea) Adams with Adams Acres Farms, Clay Nelson with Sustainable Stables

Sustainable, environmentally sensitive equestrian trailhead and trail design.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Europeans Prefer Quality Trails

Making trails attractive to hikers.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Funds for Transportation and Recreation

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Bob Richards with Tennessee Greenways and Trails

How to apply for Federal-aid funds

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, recreational trails program (rtp)

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.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, recreational trails program (rtp)

posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2013)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

This session explains new Federal surface transportation legislation.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2015)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

Attendees will learn how to apply for Federal-aid funds and learn what works and what doesn’t.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2017)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration, D’Juan Hammonds with Ohio Department of Natural Resources

This session describes Federal surface transportation programs that fund trail projects for transportation and recreation.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Forest Service Technology and Development Program Leading Trails into the 21st Century

by J. Scott Groenier, PE with USDA Forest Service, Robert Wetherell with USDA Forest Service, Janet Zeller with USDA Forest Service

Equipment and technology transfers that help get work done on the ground.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation, technology

posted Feb 19, 2018

From Spagetti to Trail to Guidebook

Linking rail-trails and creating trail guides.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Front Country Trails and Brandywine Heritage Greenway

This session will look at "how to keep it green" by projecting, planning, partnering, and paying for trails with examples from both projects.

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Getting Kids on the Trails

by Roger Bell, Pam Johnson with Rancho Sonado, Jennifer Rigby with The Acorn Group

Fresh ideas that will get more children off couches and into nature.

  tags: urban trails, youth and kids on trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

Getting to the Ribbon Cutting

Practical how-to advice on developing the leadership tools and community resources

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Grade-Separated Trails Crossings

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

  tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

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