Professional Practice

Connecting Communities: Integrating Transportation and Recreation Networks

Date: 9/21/2017 - 9/22/2017

Type: Other

LA CES approved?: No

Location(s): International

Description: This webinar is part of the American Trails Advancing Trails Webinar Series.

This presentation demonstrates how to integrate transportation and recreation infrastructure. It describes a process in Columbus, Ohio, to assess transportation and recreation facilities for connectivity. It also describes several FHWA publications that highlight ways that planners and designers can apply the design flexibility found in national design guidelines to address common design challenges and barriers. These publications focus on reducing multimodal conflicts and achieving connected networks, so that walking and bicycling are safe, comfortable, and attractive options for people of all ages and abilities.

Free for AT members; others may purchase this webinar for $55 on the American Trails website at the link provided.

-Christopher Douwes, Federal Highway Administration
-Laura Toole, Federal Highway Administration


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