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Urban Pathways to Livable Communities
Background Material


Here is some background material on the people and places that shaped the conference.

Conference Final Schedule
Audio Podcast About Conference
Biographies of all Panelists
Biography of John Robert Smith, Day 2 Closing Keynote

Workshop: James River Branch Rail-Trail - Richmond, Va.
This workshop addressed issues of crime and traffic safety in the neighborhoods surrounding the James River Branch Rail-Trail, a planned trail on the Southside of Richmond, Va. The workshop was led by Ursula Lemanski of the National Park Service Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program and Nathan Burrell, trails manager for the city of Richmond Department of Parks and Recreation.

Lafitte Corridor - New Orleans, La.
Learn more about efforts on the Crescent City's own urban pathway.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
The Duke Ellington Building
2121 Ward Ct., NW
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20037