Multi-Use Trail Design: 6 Economic Benefits

Posted by Stephen Beach on October 20, 2020

Skeptics may wonder what true benefit there is in having trail systems and greenways in a community. They look nice, yes, but do they add real, tangible value to a city or town?

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways

Greenway Stimulus: Investing in Active Transportation Networks

Posted by John Pyle on October 13, 2020

As the country collectively works to rebound from the effects of COVID-19, the proposed Greenway Stimulus may offer economic and health benefits for rural and urban localities. 

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, News

Connecting Charlotte's Residents on the Cross Charlotte Trail

Posted by Jason Philbin on August 18, 2020

Like many mid-size cities, Charlotte, North Carolina has faced unprecedented growth in recent years. According to CharlotteFuture.com, starting in 2014, as part of a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), Charlotte residents approved ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, Boardwalk Construction

Pedestrian Bridges at Quarry Park - Winston-Salem, NC

Posted by Jason Philbin on September 27, 2017

Pedestrian Bridges at Quarry Park - Winston-Salem, NC PermaTrak is pleased to announce that two pedestrian bridges have been installed at Quarry Park, located in Winston-Salem, NC. The park opened in August 2017 and covers 225 acres. A ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, Boardwalk Construction

Pedestrian Bridge Design: Truss Bridge or Boardwalk System?

Posted by Carrie Parada on September 19, 2017

Truss Bridge vs. Boardwalk System for Your Pedestrian Bridge Project When designing a pedestrian bridge that crosses a wetland, creek, or stream, designers are faced with a choice—should you specify a truss bridge or a boardwalk system? ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, Boardwalk Design

Featured Designer: Jeff Ashbaugh, PLA – Alfred Benesch & Company

Posted by Jason Philbin on April 5, 2017

The PermaTrak featured designer article series showcases top performing landscape architects and engineers who discuss their design perspective, current projects, challenges and accomplishments. This month's featured designer is Jeff ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, News

Featured Designer: Chris Moon, SWT Design – St. Louis, MO

Posted by Carrie Parada on March 21, 2017

The PermaTrak featured designer article series showcases top performing landscape architects and engineers who discuss their design perspective, current projects, challenges and accomplishments. This month's featured designer is Chris Moon ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, News

PermaTrak Boardwalk Installed at Adams Park – Atlanta, GA

Posted by Carrie Parada on November 21, 2016

Adams Park in Atlanta, GA - PermaTrak Boardwalk Installation The recently finished PermaTrak boardwalk at Adams Park completes a quarter mile long walking trail at the historical 32-acre regional park in Southwest Atlanta. The 6 ft. 6 in. ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, News

Featured Designer: Michael Henn, PLA of LANDology in Texas (Oct 2016)

Posted by Carrie Parada on October 11, 2016

The PermaTrak featured designer article series showcases top performing landscape architects and engineers who discuss their design perspective, current projects, challenges and accomplishments. This month’s featured designer is Michael ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, Sustainability/Environmentally Friendly

PermaTrak Wetland Boardwalks Installed at Clabber Creek in Arkansas

Posted by Fritz Fromherz on October 4, 2016

Clabber Creek Wetland Boardwalk Installation  PermaTrak boardwalk construction is wrapping up at Fayetteville’s Clabber Creek Trail this week. Two 12 ft. wide PermaTrak boardwalk sections are included in this new ¾ mile long extension of ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, Boardwalk Construction