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American Trails Webinar Series Continues





American Trails, a non-profit organization that works to advance the development of diverse and high-quality trails, continues webinar series.


American Trails' "Advancing Trails Webinar Series" continues with "From the Driveway to the Trailhead - The Missing Link," which will explore the elements of street design, the value of local and regional partnerships, and the use of advocacy that can help to make your community more bicycle and pedestrian friendly.

Terry Whaley, executive director of Ozark Greenways, Inc. (Springfield, Missouri) and American Trials member will relate the success and experience of expanding the traditional trail organization into an effective multi-modal initiative to improve trails, sidewalks, and bike lanes, and to get the community support.

After this webinar, attendees will have the tools to:

  • Identify the causes and challenges of connecting homes to trailheads and local trail systems.
  • Discuss, outline, and recognize the existing value and cost savings of better utilizing local streets for bicycle commuting & transportation.
  • List examples of building and planning for safer streets and thus developing a bicycle/pedestrian safe, and trail-connected community.
Date: Thursday, August 29, 2013
Time: 10:00 am-11:30 am Pacific / 1:00pm-2:30pm Eastern
Cost: $45 American Trails members / $75 non-members
CEUs: Continuing Education Units included in this webinar

For more information about American Trails or their webinar series, please visit americantrails.org.

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