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Trail Surfaces: What Do I Need to Know Now?

This article form Access Today focuses on the critical components of an accessible trail. The author then gives advice on how to meet all of these components depending on the type of trial.

The National Center on Accessibility-Indiana University

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Posted by: kplieg on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 10:36 p.m.

Materials for trails are considered based on usability. The website looks at practical aspects like cost, maintenance, and intention of the trail as well as what makes it accessible and usable or not. Specific materials are considered and discussed.

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