ERIC Number: ED053861
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Mar-21
Reference Count: 0
Trails in an Urban Setting (Chicago Circle Campus, University of Illinois, March 21, 1970).
Open Lands Project, Chicago, IL.; Council of Governments of Cook County, IL.
Concerned with developing a master plan for interlinking recreational trails throughout Cook County, Illinois, this document consists primarily of proceedings of a conference on trails in an urban setting. Presentations are Urban Trails: A Tremendous Recreation Opportunity; Legal Considerations; Development; Utilities; Planning; Getting Started; State and Federal Aid; Bicycling; Horseback Riding; Canoeing; Hiking and Jogging; and Year Round Programming. State contacts for planning and financial assistance, state contacts for technical assistance and information (both for Illinois and surrounding states), Department of Housing and Urban Development contacts for program information, and 7 appendixes are included. (MJB)
Descriptors: Athletics, Camping, Conference Reports, Financial Support, Planning, Program Development, Recreational Facilities, Trails, Urban Areas
Open Lands Project, 53 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604 ($2.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Lands Project, Chicago, IL.; Council of Governments of Cook County, IL.