Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices on Trails and Areas Open to Pedestrians

Creating and Implementing Policies for Accessibility and Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act

Trails and other areas open to the public for pedestrian use must also be open to motorized vehicles used by persons with mobility disabilities. Any type of motorized vehicle must be allowed unless the trail owner or operator creates specific written policies justifying restrictions.

Last Modified
Feb 26, 2021
7836 times

Pennsylvania Trail Design and Development Principles

Guidelines for Sustainable, Non-Motorized Trails

Non-motorized trails can be planned, designed, constructed, and managed in ways that are both physically and environmentally sustainable while creating desirable and enjoyable experiences for trail users.

Last Modified
Mar 28, 2017
16918 times

Trail Easements

A property owner may convey to others the rights to create, maintain, and use a trail on their property without giving up ownership and enjoyment of the land through which the trail passes.

Last Modified
Sep 29, 2022
53995 times

Trails for All People

Guidance for Accessibility and Inclusive Design

How can trail groups, local governments, and land trusts responsibly plan, develop, and operate trails that are accessible by all people, including those with limited mobility? What are best management practices? What is legally required? When is universal accessibility not appropriate?

Last Modified
Sep 09, 2021
30067 times