Concurrent Sessions 

Monday, May 14, 2018 7:45am - 8:45am

Iowa Data Bike: Prioritizing Maintenance for Regional Trail Projects

Dylan Mullinex, Des Moines Area MPO

Ohio State & US Bike Route Systems: Ohio & Beyond

Caraline Griffith, ODOT; Dave Moore, ODOT; Stephanie Tresso, Murphy Epson

Monday, May 14, 2018 10:45am - 12:15pm

Telling the Story of Trails: The Importance of Data

Bryan Townley, MORPC; Wade Johnston, Green Umbrella; Matt Lindsey, MVRPC

Trail Towns – How Communities Are Transforming Trails to Leverage Place, Tourism and New Opportunities for Economic Development

Harry Burkholder Land Information Access Association; Austin Dunn, Iowa State University

All for One, or One for All?

Paul Yauk, Michigan Department of Natural Resources; Andrew Bashaw, Buckeye Trail Association; Tom Green, Ohio Horsemen's Council

Effective Integration of Bikes and Transit: A Comprehensive Overview of New Guidelines

Nancy Lyon-Stadler, WSP; Jennifer Pangborn, ESP; Larry Marcus, Wallace Montgomery; Dan Suraci, TransPro Consulting

Monday, May 14, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Trail Nation

Eric Oberg, Rails to Trails Conservancy; Willie Karidis, Rails to Trails Conservancy; Avery Harmon, Rails to Trails Conservancy

A Riverfront with Results: Downtown Columbus

Andrew Overbeck, mksk; Guy Worley, Columbus Downtown Development Corporation; Kevin Wheeler, City of Columbus

Rock Island Railroad Trail Corridor

Josh Boehm, Jackson County Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority; Matt Davis, Jackson County Rock Island Corridor Authority; Chrysa Niewald, Missouri Rock Island Trail, Inc.; John Zimmerman, TranSystems

How to Work Effectively with Engineering/Public Service Departments

Nancy Lyon Stadler, WSP; Jennifer Pangborn, WSP; Ted Beidler, Franklin County Engineer's Office; Cornell Robertson, Franklin County Engineer's Office

Monday, May 14, 2018 4:15pm - 5:15pm

A Railroaded Case Study - Trails and Active Rails - The Burnham Greenway in Burnham, Illinois

Ders Anderson, Openlands

Statewide Trails; Ohio vs. Michigan. Ohio’s Buckeye Trail and Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail

Andrew Bashaw, Ohio's Buckeye Trail; Dakota Hewlett, Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Greenway Trail Project Control System - DORA'S Project "backpack": A new Adventure in Project Controls in St. Louis

Todd Antoine, Great Rivers Greenway

South Akron Greenway Connections

Jeffrey Schiffman, Western Reserve Land Conservancy

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 7:00am - 7:45am

Google Trekker: Dayton's Experience Capturing Over 600 Miles of Trails

Brent Anslinger, Five Rivers MetroParks; Angie Sheldon, Five Rivers MetroParks; Jordan Hart, Five Rivers MetroParks; Andy Niekamp, Outdoor Adventure Connection

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 8:00am - 9:30am

Electric Bicycles: A Primer on the Technology & Management Tools

Morgan Lommele, People for Bikes; Randy Ryberg, Five Rivers MetroParks; Dan Fausey, Central Ohio Mountain Bike Organization; Matt Lindsay, MVRPC; Laura Estandia Bike Miami Valley

The Rising Tide of Water Trails

Harry Burkholder, Land Information Access Association; Staci Williams, ISG; Dylan Mullenix, Des Moines Area MPO; Rory Robinson, National Park Service

Getting State Legislators Excited About Trails: Caucuses & "Active" Advocacy

Brian Housh, Rails to Trails Conservancy; Kevin Mills, Rails to Trails Conservancy

Accommodating "8 to 80" Cyclist in Cities: Going Beyond Bike Lanes in Urban Corridors

Jennifer Pangborn, WSP; Sara Copeland, City of North Kansas City; Fred Collier, Cleveland Planning Commission; Nancy Lyon Stadler, WSP

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Overcoming Obstacles, Creating Partnerships, and Becoming a Healthier State

Kathleen Fox, Pizzuti Companies; Elizabeth Connor, Great Miami Riverway; Kelly Corbin, Minnesota Department of Health

Initiatives to build a Regional Greenways Networks

Tony Collins, City of Columbus; Todd Antoine, Great Rivers Greenway

The Power of Partnerships in Trail Planning, Development, and Management

Tim Moloney, Metro Parks; Larry Peck, Metro Parks; Mark Wagenbrenner, Wagenbrenner Development

Regional Greenway Planning: Collaborative Tools and Strategies for Large Scale Trail Master Plans

Kindy Kruller, Forest Preserves of Cook County; Neal Billetdeaux, SmithGroupJJR; Glenn Coyne, Cuyahoga County Planning Commission; Nancy Lyon Stadler, WSP