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2006 State Trail Administrators Meeting

Agenda

RiverCenter Convention Center
136 East Third Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Arkansas River Room

Final Agenda

Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Theme: Recreational Trails Program Administration

8:00
STAM Registration/Continental breakfast
8:55 - 9:10
Welcome, Overview of Agenda and Workshop
Stuart Macdonald, NASTA; Christopher Douwes, FHWA
9:10 - 9:15
AASHTO Task Force on Bicycle Routes, National Scenic and Historic Trails, National Scenic Byways Program: Christopher Douwes
9:15 - 10:10
Introductions / Show and Tell: States may share experiences on projects and trails issues.
10:10 - 10:30
Break
10:30 - 12:00
Update on Guidance and the Federal-aid Highway Program including amendments from SAFETEA-LU: Christopher Douwes
12:00 - 1:15
LUNCH (Provided)
1:15 - 2:30
RTP Questions & Answers: Christopher Douwes
2:30 - 2:45
Break
2:45 - 3:45
Discussion Topics - Breakout Sessions
Group 1: Trails Databases / GIS; Wampler, Richards
Group 2: Research & Development: Current Priorities, Future Needs; Vachowski
Group 3: Education Projects: Safety & Environment; Alexander
Group 4: Dealing with Conflict of Interest Issues; Scalise
3:45 - 4:00
Break
4:00 - 5:00
Discussion Topics - Plenary Session
Data Collection: Methodology, Standards, and Tools
5:00 - 5:30
Report Back and Wrap Up
5:30
Mississippi River Trail ~ Evening Reception on SkyBridge

Thursday, October 19, 2006
Theme: Trail Training

8:00
Continental breakfast: Arkansas River Room
9:00 - 10:00
Nongovernmental Organization Training
National Trails Training Partnership, Stuart Macdonald
American Trails Workshops, Pam Gluck
Models on Facilitating Statewide Training, Colorado Outdoor Training Initiative (COTI)
10:00 - 10:30
Break
10:30 - 12:00
Nongovernmental Organization Training, continued:
International Mountain Bicycling Association, Scott Linnenburger
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Heather Deutsch
National Center on Accessibility, Laura Weatherbee
National Off Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), Dana Bell
Tread Lightly!, Monica Clay
12:00 - 1:30
LUNCH (Provided)
1:30 - 3:00
Discussion Topic - Plenary Session
State Trail Advisory Committee Discussion
3:00 - 3:30
Break
3:30 - 5:00
Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) Update
Congressional Update
National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission
Funding Issues
RTP Achievement Awards
4:30: CRT Database
5:00 - 6:30
Building Trails Public Awareness Event (Exhibit Hall)
6:30 - 8:30
Opening Reception ~ Heavy Hors D'oeuvres (Exhibit Hall)
Updated: 10/10/2014
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