2018 National Planning Conference

Tammany Trace Bicycle Ride

Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. CDT

CM | 6.50

Cost: $124.00

Activity Type: Mobile Workshops

Activity ID: NPC180038


  • The challenges and benefits of planning, funding, and constructing a rail-to-trail shared-used path
  • Strategies for balancing flood mitigation with historic preservation
  • How to use regional bicycle paths to connect cities, historic districts, and cultural venues sustainably


Take a 12.2-mile bicycle ride along the Covington Tammany Trace. Start at the trailhead, where you'll learn about Covington’s Historic District, then bike to the Abita Springs trailhead, where you will discuss the parish’s first roundabout. Next ride to the Koop Drive trailhead, where you'll break for lunch and learn about development of a children’s museum. The final leg takes you to the Mandeville trailhead and a walking tour of Mandeville’s Historic District that ends on a lakefront to highlight the challenges of balancing flood mitigation with historic preservation.

Mobile Workshop Guides

Walter E. Lundin IV
City of Slidell, Louisiana
Slidell, LA

Sidney Fontenot, AICP
St Tammany Parish, Louisiana
Covington, LA

Helene J. Lambert
St. Tammany Parish Plng
Covington, LA

Louisette L. Scott, AICP
City of Mandeville
Mandeville, LA

Nahketah R. Bagby
City of Covington
Covington, LA

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