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File #: 14-0127    Version: 1 Name: Trail Master Plan & Policy
Type: Report Status: Filed
File created: 2/18/2014 In control: Office of the General Superintendent
On agenda: 3/11/2014 Final action: 3/11/2014
Title: REPORT Department(s): Planning & Development Request: Receive and File Report Title: Trail Master Plan & Policy Report Period: The Plan & Policy was developed over approximately 12 months starting in March 2013. Summary: The goal of the Trail Master Plan & Policy is to improve the user experience and identify opportunities to ensure a safe and easy-to-navigate trail system. This plan includes baseline information on the current trail system, recommends new policies for managing trails, assessing requests to improve unrecognized trails and prioritizing future capital improvement projects. It also describes the need for additional information, staff and volunteers to adequately inventory, fund, maintain and police the extensive trail system. An external Advisory Committee spoke to staff in developing the Plan & Policy. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) also provided technical assistance by identifying trail connection needs in the Des Plaines R...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Attachments: 1. Trail-Master-Plan-FINAL
Related files: 22-0248
title
REPORT
 
Department(s):  Planning & Development
 
Request:  Receive and File
 
Report Title:  Trail Master Plan & Policy
 
Report Period:  The Plan & Policy was developed over approximately 12 months starting in March 2013.
 
Summary:  The goal of the Trail Master Plan & Policy is to improve the user experience and identify opportunities to ensure a safe and easy-to-navigate trail system. This plan includes baseline information on the current trail system, recommends new policies for managing trails, assessing requests to improve unrecognized trails and prioritizing future capital improvement projects. It also describes the need for additional information, staff and volunteers to adequately inventory, fund, maintain and police the extensive trail system.
An external Advisory Committee spoke to staff in developing the Plan & Policy. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) also provided technical assistance by identifying trail connection needs in the Des Plaines River corridor.   
Copies of the completed Plan & Policy have been distributed to the Board of Commissioners and can also be downloaded from the District's website. <http://fpdcc.com/trailmasterplan/>
 
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