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eBook Trails for the Twenty-First Century: Planning, Design, and Management Manual for Multi-Use Trails ePub

by Rails to Trails Conservancy,Karen Lee Ryan

  • ISBN: 1559632380
  • Category: Industries
  • Subcategory: Perfomance and Work
  • Author: Rails to Trails Conservancy,Karen Lee Ryan
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Island Press (September 1, 1993)
  • Pages: 213
  • ePub book: 1496 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1669 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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Topics discussed include: how to make physical and cultural assessments of the site and surrounding communitiesplanning the trail: public involvement, meeting the needs of adjacent landowners, compliance with the t Trails for the Twenty-first Century gives step-by-step guidance in all aspects of the planning, design, and management of multi-use trails. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Read instantly in your browser. This book seems written toward a person or community group looking to take on a trail project. ISBN-13: 978-1559638197. It covers a lot of the basics, but lacks content for more experienced designers such as landscape architects. Not a bad book though.

These multi-use trails can play a key role in improving livability, as they offer an innovative means of addressing sprawl, revitalizing urban areas, and reusing degraded lands

These multi-use trails can play a key role in improving livability, as they offer an innovative means of addressing sprawl, revitalizing urban areas, and reusing degraded lands. Trails for the Twenty-First Century is a step-by-step guide to all aspects of the planning, design, and management of multi-use trails.

The first trails in Kansas were created by Native Americans and often followed paths .

The first trails in Kansas were created by Native Americans and often followed paths created by wildlife such as bison, deer, and pronghorn. These trails included the Pawnee, Kaw, Osage, Kiowa, and Great Osage Trails. The first successful rails-to-trails effort began in 1987 with the 38-mile Landon Nature Trail, which stretches between Topeka and Pomona. The rail corridor was conserved in 1989 under the National Trails Act by the Rails-to-Trails Coalition of Kansas (now Sunflower Rail-Trails Conservancy).

These multi-use trails can play a key role in improving livability, as they offer an innovative means of addressing sprawl, revitalizing urban areas, and reusing degraded lands. ISBN13:9781559638197.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is an American nonprofit organization based in Washington, . that works with communities to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into rail trails within the United States of America. RTC's purpose is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. RTC was formed in 1986 by Peter Harnik and David Burwell.

Explore how Rails-to-Trails Conservancy transforms unused rail corridors .

Explore how Rails-to-Trails Conservancy transforms unused rail corridors into vibrant public spaces that engage, inspire and empower communities from coast to coast. Rail-trails are multi-purpose public paths created from former railroad corridors. They are most often flat or follow a gentle grade as they traverse urban, suburban and rural communities in America.

Book Publishing WeChat. Article citations Time and Learning Space in the Twenty-First Century. To do this, an integrated approach regarding the planning, monitoring, designing and maintaining of urban green spaces is required for improving the environmental sustainability in cities in different countries. Time and Learning Space in the Twenty-First Century.

Communities across the country are working to convert unused railway and canal corridors into trails for pedestrians, cyclists, horseback riders, and others, serving the needs of both recreationists and commuters alike. These multi-use trails can play a key role in improving livability, as they offer an innovative means of addressing sprawl, revitalizing urban areas, and reusing degraded lands.

Trails for the Twenty-First Century is a step-by-step guide to all aspects of the planning, design, and management of multi-use trails. Originally published in 1993, this completely revised and updated edition offers a wealth of new information including.

discussions of recent regulations and federal programs, including ADA and TEA-21recently revised design standards from AASHTO current research on topics ranging from trail surfacing to conflict resolutioninformation about designing and building trails in brownfields and other environmentally troubled landscapes

Also included is a new introduction that describes the importance of rail-trails to the sustainable communities movement, and an expanded discussion of maintenance costs. Enhanced with a wealth of illustrations,Trails for the Twenty-First Century provides detailed guidance on topics such as: taking a physical inventory and assessment of a site; involving the public and meeting the needs of adjacent landowners; understanding and complying with existing legislation; designing, managing, and promoting a trail; and where to go for more information. It is the only comprehensive guidebook available for planners, landscape architects, local officials, and community activists interested in creating a multi-use trail.

Comments

Landarn Landarn
This is a very helpful summary of the planning, building and maintenance of cyclist and hiker trails, based largely on disused railbeds. There are lots of helpful charts as well as case studies that can be used both as models and as inspiration for future projects.
Olma Olma
This book seems written toward a person or community group looking to take on a trail project. It covers a lot of the basics, but lacks content for more experienced designers such as landscape architects. Not a bad book though.