FY 2007 Rescissions
FHWA issued revised apportionments for core Federal-aid highway programs (which does not include the RTP) on March 19. Most importantly, potentially affecting the RTP and Transportation Enhancements, FHWA also issued the FY 2007 rescission notice, which will be posted at www.fhwa.dot.gov/legsregs/directives/notices/n4510643.cfm. See additional RTP information at: /environment/recreational_trails/funding/ and see additional TE information at: hhttp://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/transportation_enhancements/
MN DNR Trail Guidelines
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MnDNR) produced a design guideline manual. It provides detailed information ranging from planning, evaluating environmental impacts, development, and maintenance of all types of trail facilities. It outlines best practices for all activities ranging from bicycle/pedestrian pathways to winter-use trails which are utilized by both motorized and nonmotorized users for recreation and transportation.
Minnesota Bookstore: www.minnesotasbookstore.com
651-297-3000 or 1-800-657-3757
$19.95 Stock No. 9-66
Spiral bound paperback (call about quantity discounts)
Available in 2007 in CD format, Adobe Acrobat PDF
Managing Mountain Biking: IMBA's Guide to Providing Great Riding
Managing Mountain Biking gives solutions for these and dozens of other trail-related dilemmas. See www.imba.com/resources/bike_management/managing_mountain_bikes.html for a preview and information on how to acquire this book.