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Utilizing Emerging Data-Collecting Bicycle Technology to Efficiently Conduct Trail Condition Assessments

Status

Complete

Description

This project collected high-quality trail condition data in an efficient and cost-effective manner using equipment mounted on a bicycle. The data was processed and used to construct GIS-based trail condition analyses that help guide trail maintenance and project prioritization decisions. This project builds on related research by creating a fully integrated geodatabase that features a high-resolution accelerometer, photographic, and annotative trail condition data. This research is transferable to any agency or organization that manages multi-purpose trails, and the project team has demonstrated this transferability by conducting analysis on trails administered by local partners of the National Park Service. 

Deliverable

Final Report and Guidance

For More Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) ¯ ¯ 

https://doi.org/10.21949/1521415

ORCID for the principal investigator ¯ ¯ ¯ 

Currently unavailable

National Park Service
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240