|Categories||Education and Advocacy, Funding, General, Operational Issues, Trail Benefits|
|Keywords||DNR, Governor Jennifer Granholm, MDOT, Michigan, MTGA, trail benefits, trail network|
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On July 18, 2006, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm announced the state will work with the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund to link Michigan’s trail system by building new trails and upgrading existing trails throughout the state.
Michigan’s current trail assets represent impressive progress toward completion of an interconnected state trail system serving motorized and non-motorized users.
To achieve an interconnected statewide system in a more systematic, focused, and efficient way, coordinated and concerted action at a statewide level among the many organizations pursuing trail development will be necessary.
Achieving the Governor’s vision will require connectivity in all its manifestations: infrastructure, financial, programmatic, stakeholder support, design and technical