Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Summit 2010

2010 Conference Proceedings

2010 Conference, Middleburg Hts., OhioThe first Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference held in June, 2010 offered an excellent opportunity for public, private, and nonprofit professionals and trail advocates to learn about the benefits inherent to these amenities and the tools needed to develop them. The program also highlighted the health benefits of recreational trail use and showcased the Cleveland Metroparks’ recently completed Lake to Lake Trail. A special public session, Happy Trails & Healthy People Health & Trails Fair, followed the Conference.

Selections from the 2010 Conference:

Next Steps to a World Class Trail System: Results from brainstorming session

Robert Bobel, P.E., Park Engineer, Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Trail Design & Construction Challenges in Cuyahoga Valley National Park [8MB .pptx]

Barb Clint, Director of Community Health and Advocacy, YMCA/Clevelanders in Motion Branch
Trails & Greenways: Healthy Lifestyle Pre-requisites [32MB .pps]

Brian Cummins, Ward 14 Councilman, Cleveland City Council
Treadway Creek Greenway & Trail, Old Brooklyn, Cleveland, Ohio [9MB .pps]

Attendees on the Lake To Lake Trail

Public Session Health Fair followed the Conference

Tim Donovan, Executive Director, Ohio Canal Corridor
Building Support for Trail Projects [2MB .pps]

Michelle L. Johnson, Transportation for Livable Communities Initiative (TLCI) Program Manager, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)
NOACA Trails and Greenways Funding Opportunities [4MB .pdf]

Richard Kerber, P.E., Director of Planning, Design and Natural Resources, Cleveland Metroparks
Lake to Lake Trail Project Challenges [64MB .pps]

Jeffrey R. Kerr, ASLA, Floyd Browne Group
Celebrating Place: How trails embrace our environment, celebrate history, and connect to our community [ 11MB .pps]

Michael J. Kubek, P.E., Ohio Department of Transportation, District 12 Production Administrator
Trails as Transportation: Design & Construction
[4MB .pps]

David Lash, M.D., Southwest General Health Center
Walking: The Benefits of Moving [pdf]

Robinson, Rory, Outdoor Recreation Planner, National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance,
Economic (and other) Benefits of Trails, Greenways and Open Space [.pdf]
Other Community Benefits of Trails and Greenways [.pdf]

Dameyon Shipley, Recreation Services Administrator, Ohio Departmen of Natural Resources
Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Resources, Recreation Services Grants [3MB .pps]

Annie Stahlheber, M.S., R.D., L.D., Public Health Dietitian, Cuyahoga County Board of Health
From Pamphlets to Playgrounds: Why Public Health Officials Are Concerned About Greenways and Trailways [8MB .pps]

Paul Alsenas, Director, Cuyahoga County Planning Commission
State of Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways
(Introduced by Dave Lincheck, West Creek Preservation Committee) [video below]


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