This session was held Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at the Muskie School of Public Service/University of Southern Maine
Trails at every scale are increasingly important to livability and sustainable prosperity in a metropolitan region. An expert panel offered in-sights on the growing trail access available across southern Maine, how these trails connect on a local and regional scale, and the implications for the future. Additionally, the session included a look at new maps from the Center for Community GIS showing how the overall region’s trail resources are developing .
Panel members included:
Kara Wooldrik, Executive Director, Portland Trails
Jim Tasse, Education Director, Bicycle Coalition of Maine & President, Portland Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association
Bob Hamblen, President, Eastern Trail Alliance & Planner, City of Saco
Stephen Engle, Director, Center for Community GIS
Matt Craig, Technical Program Coordinator, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership
Audio recordings of the speakers and discussion are available below.