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WEBINAR- Trails and Climate Change: Disaster Recovery
March 26, 2024
Join RTC as we explore how trails around the country are recovering from Climate Change and disaster recovery.
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Electric Bicycle (E-bike) Trends, Impacts, and Opportunities: Literature Review Summary
May 01, 2023
FHWA conducted a literature review summarizing existing research on e-bikes trends, impacts, and benefits across eight key topic areas: Ridership trends, Safety, Physical Activity and Health, Accessibility, Equity, Trail Infrastructure and Environment, Energy and Emissions, Freight Use Cases.
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Trails and Resilience: Review of the Role of Trails in Climate Resilience and Emergency Response
May 01, 2023
This white paper explores existing research, highlights project examples, and identifies research gaps for trails in connection to climate resilience, emergency response, and public health emergencies.
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Routine Trail Maintenance Costs Per Mile
October 06, 2022
Whether you are building a new trail or already maintaining one, it is critical to determine your maintenance costs. Once you determine baseline costs you can more accurately determine if your practices and methods are cost-effective. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, together with several local trail managers, has created a worksheet to enable you to capture your maintenance costs and compare them to other trails. Some examples are given in the table below.
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Yearly Routine Rail-Trail Maintenance Costs Per Mile
August 26, 2022
The purpose of this table is to quickly give a general sense of the routine maintenance cost per mile of various types of multiuse trails in different regions of the United States.
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Trail Maintenance Budget Worksheet
May 11, 2021
Trail Maintenance Budget Worksheet
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Trails Forecast: Resiliency and Repair
February 21, 2020
As natural disasters such as floods and tornados continue to increase across the country, trail managers are recognizing the need for new solutions to help mitigate the economic, environmental and infrastructural impacts and ensure long-term resiliency in their communities.
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Northampton Township Master Trail & Bicycle Facilities Plan
December 01, 2019
The Northampton Township Master Trail and Bicycle Plan (The Plan) outlines a vision for improving the quality of life in the Township; providing a wide range of outdoor experiences; and supporting economic development through the development of a comprehensive township-wide trail and bicycle facilities network.
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Sample Paved Trail Inspections Checklist
September 01, 2019
Sample Paved Trail Inspections Checklist
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Sample Paved Trail Maintenance Schedule
September 01, 2019
Sample Paved Trail Maintenance Schedule