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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's
Urban Pathways Initiative Summit

February 2012 — Camden, N.J.

May 2011 — Cleveland, Oh.

February 2010 — New Orleans, La.

Who: More than 100 advocates of urban pathways, greenways and trails from more than 25 cities across the nation, in the nonprofit, private and public sectors engaged with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Urban Pathways Initiative.

Why: Discuss best practices that encourage physical activity on shared-use pathways in urban neighborhoods and engage around the issues unique to urban pathways, including:

  • Navigating complex jurisdictional issues
  • Building political and neighborhood support for long-term projects
  • Working effectively with diverse communities
  • Connecting with police to manage crime and traffic safety on trails

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