E-bike webinar: Using pilot programs to navigate e-bike use on the trail

During this webinar we will explain how electric mountain bike (eMTB) pilot programs can assist land managers in making data-driven decisions regarding e-bike use on their trails. We will cover the basics on how to implement a pilot program, how pilot programs can benefit communities, and lessons learned from other land managers who have completed their own pilot program. This webinar will be 20 minutes long with 10 minutes available for Q+A at the end.

Greenway Today: NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver Webinar

Join the East Coast Greenway Alliance for this important interview with NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver. Silver and our Deputy Director Niles Barnes will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting New York City parks and greenways, efforts to make sure all communities get the physical and mental health relief that is needed and the impact this global economic and health crisis will have on parks moving forward.

Celebrate Trails @ Home

Celebrate Trails @ Home

On Saturday, April 18, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) invites you to Celebrate Trails @ Home—an all-virtual national celebration of trails!

Held on the same day we would have gathered to celebrate Opening Day for Trails in person, this 2020 home-based celebration will bring together voices from the trails movement to share stories of hope, examples community resilience in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and appreciation for trails everywhere. More Information.

Trail Crew Leader Class

Love trails? Want to learn how to build and maintain them?

Volunteers are essential to construct and maintain the trails you love to ride, run or hike. MTB Atlanta is the leader in Trails Education in North Georgia and partners yearly with the National Park Service to teach sustainable trail construction and maintenance.

This class is free to MTB Atlanta Chapter members and CRNRA Trailblazers.

The class is available to all other trail enthusiasts, SORBA Chapter, and Trail Organizations for a $40 fee as well.

There is a 20 person max attendance.

Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit, set for April 1-4 in Jacksonville, now a virtual summit

UPDATE

After careful evaluation of the evolving circumstances surrounding coronavirus COVID-19 and consultation with key event partners, the East Coast Greenway Alliance has made the decision to shift the 2020 Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit from a four-day event in Jacksonville, Florida, April 1-4, to a virtual #GreenwaySummit during the same time period.

Join our friends at the East Coast Greenway Alliance in Jacksonville April 1-4 for the 2020 Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit. Professionals from many fields — planning, recreation, public health, transportation and community development — will gather to share best practices, strengthen networks, and influence trail and greenway development in the Southeast region. Highlights of the Summit include a keynote from 8 80 Cities founder Gil Penalosa keynote, 30+ impactful breakout sessions, nine mobile workshops and access to Art Walk and Open Streets events. Together, let’s build a more sustainable Southeast.

The Southeast Greenways & Trail Summit is part of a busy summit season, which also includes the 2020 Youth Bike Summit (Atlanta, March, 27-29), the Georgia Walks Summit (Columbus, April 16-17), and the Georgia Trail Summit (Augusta, May 3-4).

You can keep up with conferences, rides, and all sorts of other bicycling events in Georgia on our new comprehensive events calendar.