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Focus Term: Safety and Law Enforcement

Five Common Types of Trail Use Rules (Everyone Should Know)
September 13, 2019
When you’re out on the trail, knowing and following the rules seems easy enough, but rules can vary from trail to trail. Some rules are universal, while others differ by state and municipality.
Photo courtesy John Gresham | CC by 2.0
Las Reglas de Oro: Seis Cosas Que Debes Saber Para La Temporada de Senderos
September 10, 2018
Sendero: Un sendero es un camino o rastro de uso recreativo, típicamente en lugares cerca o dentro de la naturaleza.
Photo by Bob Wick, Public Domain
Photo by Eric Beteille
Trails: They’re More Fun With Fido!
August 04, 2015
Here are six tips for how to mind your pets and share the trail—with Fido in tow.
Photo courtesy Cameron Whitman:Stocksy United
Impact of the MKT Trail on nearby property owners
April 01, 2013
Nearby residents tend to view the trail as amenities that increase or have no impact on property values and little impact on public safety.
Best Practices in Traffic Operations and Safety – Phase II: Zig-zag Pavement Markings
December 01, 2010
This study assesses the effects of zig-zag pavement markings at trail crossings on the W&OD Trail in Virginia.
City of San Jose Reflective Striping Specifications
March 31, 2010
The City of San Jose Reflective Striping Specifications outlines the specifications, requirements and execution of retro-reflective thermoplastic pavement striping for the City of San Jose trail system.
Liability and Rail-Trails in Pennsylvania
May 01, 2007
Managers are often concerned about liability for trail-user injuries or the high cost of purchasing insurance.
Conflicts on Multiple-Use Trails
January 01, 1994
With assistance from The National Recreational Trails Advisory Committee, the Conflicts on Multiple-Use Trails report details the challenges faced by multi-use trail managers and ways to minimize conflicts between users.