Wolf River Greenway: Project Update

The trail roughly follows the Wolf River corridor and the majority of the trail will be off-street. By Daniel Ashworth, Design Associate, Alta Planning + Design The current Wolf River Greenway project will provide an additional 21 miles of trail in Memphis, Tennessee. It will connect the existing greenway, which ends at Walnut Grove Road, […]

The Land of Oz: Design-Build and They Will Come

The Railyard is a multi-skill level skills course in downtown Rogers, AR. The course uses an old railroad cart as a technical feature and features one of the largest jumps west of the Mississippi River. By Kent Laughlin, Designer, Alta Planning + Design It’s not often a two-county region sets out to blaze hundreds of […]

Investing in Trails for Physical and Economic Health

By Britt Storck, PLA, ASLA, with contributions from Kyle James, Chris Saleeba, and Derek Abe Trails and greenways provide significant and tangible economic, health, and quality‐of‐life benefits in communities across the country. Investments in trail infrastructure produce remarkable returns and have transformative effects in cities and towns. In a fiscally-challenging climate, quantifying these factors and […]