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Resource Category: Trail Building

Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment 2024
May 07, 2024
The Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment 2024 outlines 2,059 miles of existing trails and 1,688 miles of identified trail gaps.
Nebraska’s Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail | Photo by TrailLink user mbcallawa
Pedestrian and Bicycle Funding Opportunities
November 16, 2023
This table indicates potential eligibility for pedestrian and bicycle projects under U.S. Department of Transportation surface transportation funding programs.
Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (IHTC) 10 year Evaluation & Success Strategy
February 23, 2023
This 10-Year Impact Report presents significant support for the coalition, with 95% of survey respondents finding the coalition to be helpful.
WEBINAR: Accessibility on Rail-Trails and other Shared Use Paths
March 04, 2022
Minimum guidelines and funding for accessible rail-trails and other trails.
Connecting Ashtabula to Pittsburgh Feasibility Study
December 20, 2021
The Ashtabula to Pittsburgh (A2P) multiuse trail corridor will travel between Ashtabula, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
2021 Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment Report
May 01, 2021
This report, Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment, was originally published by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) in May 2019. This updated version was published in May 2021.
Accessibility Toolkit for Land Managers
October 01, 2020
The Accessibility Toolkit for Land Managers is an informative document meant to help land managers design and maintain with equity and inclusion as a priority.
National Trail Surfaces Study
February 01, 2014
This National Trail Surfaces Study examines the firmness and stability of trail surface materials located at Bradford Woods at IU.
Best Practices for Trail Pavement Construction and Maintenance in Illinois
June 01, 2012
This report provides the Illinois DOT with guidelines for the structural design of bicycle trail pavement and recommendations for bicycle trail pavement maintenance.
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.