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Designing for Nonmotorists

Training, Publications, Websites

Presented at the FHWA Field Engineers Learning & Development Seminar
April 20, 2010, Dallas, Texas

Christopher Douwes, Trails and Enhancements Program Manager,
Federal Highway Administration

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Photo of a group of people attending opening day and dedication of the Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway in Texas.

Photo from the National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
Mineral Wells to Weatherford Rail-Trail, Mineral Wells, TX.
Opening day and dedication of the Mineral Wells to Weatherford Rail Trail.
(Photo: Texas DOT).

Course Overview

Part 5: Resources

  • Training, Publications, and Websites
  • Credits

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Resources: Training

PBIC logo

SRTS logo

APBP logo

NTTP logo

Traed Lightly logo


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Resources: Safety Tools



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Resources: Publications

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Resources: Publications

Accessibility

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Resources: Publications

Publication Cover: Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned
Photo from FHWA Report:
Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned

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Resources: Publications

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

Cover photo of Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities.
Cover photo of Guide for the Planning, Design, and Operation of Pedestrian Facilities.

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Resources: Publications

Transportation Enhancement Publications: www.enhancements.org

Enhancing America's Communities book cover Communities Benefit! Pamphlet cover
  • Enhancing America's Communities
  • Communities Benefit!
  • Spending report
  • Newsletters

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Resources: Trail Publications

USFS logo

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Resources: Trail Publications

USFS logo
Collage of USFS Book covers

USDA Forest Service: www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/recreational_trails/publications/fs_publications/

  • Equestrian Design Guidebook for Trails, Trailheads, and Campgrounds
  • Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook
  • Wetland Trail Design and Construction
  • Trail Bridge Catalog
  • Additional FS Trail Bridge Resources

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Resources: Trail Publications

Trail Planning, Design, and Development Guidelines book cover

Recreational Horse Trails in Rural and Wildland Areas book cover

States and Universities


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Resources: Trail Publications

Nonprofit Trail Organizations

  • International Mountain Bicycling Association: www.imba.com

Trail Solutions book cover Managing Mountain book cover


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Resources: Trail Publications

Nonprofit Trail Organizations

Park Guidelines book cover Management Guidelines book cover
Park Guidelines; Management Guidelines

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Resources: Trail Publications

Nonprofit Trail Organizations

Safe Riders logo
  • American Council of Snowmobile Associations: www.snowmobilers.org
    • Access Guide for Private and Public Lands
    • Trail Grooming
    • Safety Awareness Program

Avalance Education for Snowmobilers logo
  • International Association of Snowmobile Administrators: www.snowiasa.org.
    • Sign Guide
    • Trail Evaluations

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Resources: Websites

Recreational Trail Websites

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Resources: Websites with Examples

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Photo and Picture Sources

If source attribution is missing or incorrect, please contact christopher.douwes@dot.gov for proper attribution.

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Questions, Comments, etc.???

Horse... Surface Transportation? You bet it is! Christopher B Douwes
Trails and Enhancements Program Manager
Federal Highway Administration
FHWA HEPH-10 Rm E74-474
1200 New Jersey Ave SE
Washington DC 20590-0001
Phone: 202-366-5013; Fax: 202-366-3409
www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/recreational_trails/
www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/transportation_enhancements/

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