oTIS is responsible for working with partner City agencies to implement the 2013 Philadelphia Trail Plan. oTIS sits on the Philadelphia Trail Committee and collaborates on each annual update of the City’s Trail Plan. oTIS, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Philadelphia City Planning Commission, and other agencies determine new trail project priorities and identify funding strategies for trail development and operations and maintenance needs. The purpose of the trail planning process is to ensure that proposed trail development projects and the existing trail network meet the goals of the network: connectivity, safety, encouragement, and access to open space. The 2013 Plan and subsequent annual updates quantify and inventory existing and proposed trail facilities, identify alignment, demand, and impact of each project, and prioritize each proposed project for funding allocation, and clarifies the process of trail development, construction, and maintenance in Philadelphia.