Christopher Douwes posing with display at SETC.
Our host, Alex Weiss, standing by the trailhead at a mobile workshop.
Scenic river view taken while on a mobile workshop.
Introductions / Show and Tell
States share experiences on local projects and trails issues.
Federal Transportation Authorization: FY 2010 and Beyond
Discussion of legislative proposals, policies, and programs: Recreational Trails Program (RTP), Transportation Enhancement (TE) Activities, National Scenic Byways Program, etc.
RTP Questions & Answers
Discussion on RTP related issues, policies, project eligibility, etc.
Challenges for State Programs
Staffing, State budget cuts, effects of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), what happens if the RTP is not included in the next authorization. Discussion question: what is your biggest challenge and how are you facing it?
Stewardship and Oversight Plans, Memorandums of Understanding for Categorical Exclusions and other NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) documentation, Advisory Committee Management.
Evening Mobile Workshop
Mobile workshop to RTP funded project (Walk and Talk) ~ Walk the University of Florida campus on the new 1.5 miles of Flexi-Pave surfaced trail.
Recreational Trails Program Database
Local and National Trail Project Databases Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) Database, Trail Data Standardization, Project Information Availability, Importance of Information Sharing.
OHV Project Development
Feasibility Studies, Assessments, Planning, Design, Implementation, Partnership, Lessons Learned.
State Trail Conferences / Continuing Education / Trails Training
Innovative Communication Technologies; Teleconferences, Webinars, etc.
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