Beneficial Designs, Inc.
2240 Meridian Blvd, Suite C
Minden, NV 89423-8628
Sidewalk Assessment Service
Wheelchair Testing Service
Playground Surface Testing
Surface Measurement and Accessibility
PAX Press and Publications (Order Forms)
Designing an Accessible Vehicle
Barrier for Trails
Trails and Shared Use Paths
The Universal Trail Assessment Process (UTAP) objectively documents the actual conditions in outdoor, natural environments. The UTAP is a tool that land managers, agencies and individuals can utilize to learn about, monitor, improve and use any outdoor path of travel.
and accurately collects objective information for the
assessment of trails and sidewalks
Collection using HETAP 2.0 Software
TrailWare is software designed to analyze and present data gathered using the Universal Trail Assessment Process.
Find information here about the Trail Explorer Web Site, Signage, Pocket Guides, Trail Guide Books, and Interactive Trail Guides.
UTAP products, Training Workshops, Trail Assessments, Data Processing, and Mapping and Signage Services.
Links to ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Outdoor Recreation Areas, the Best Design Practices for Sidewalks and Trails Research Report, and the Best Practices Guidebook.