Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Nov 11, 2019
Warrior Expeditions is a nonprofit group that helps veterans by giving them the opportunity to participate in outdoor expeditions with the intent of improving the transition back into civilian life.
posted Jan 19, 2018
The goal of Active Living by Design is to encourage changes in design, transportation and policies to cultivate and support active living.
posted Aug 21, 2018
Federal Highway Administration
This guide provides examples from other communities working to improve pedestrian safety. It includes information, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about issues that affect walking conditions; find ways to address or prevent these problems; and promote pedestrian safety.
posted May 14, 2020
Mike Passo with American Trails
Help the trails community demonstrate its ability to put America back to work and deliver the benefits of trails to all communities.
The Anchorage Trail System includes paved and non-paved multi-use trails such as cross country ski trails, dog mushing trails, hiking trails and skijoring trails .
posted Mar 5, 2018
This guide will set forth strategies for building on what you already offer to enhance the appeal of your community and your business to bicycle tourists and strengthening the local economy.
posted Mar 13, 2018
This document addresses the applicability of bicycle tourism in rural areas.
Andy Clarke with League of American Bicyclists
People living in pedestrian friendly neighborhoods make four times as many walking and bicycling trips than people living in non-friendly neighborhoods!
Parks and Trails New York
A Guide for Attracting Bicyclists to New York’s Canal Communities
posted Feb 14, 2020
Jim Schmid reviews Chuck Flink's newest book "The Greenway Imperative: Connecting Communities and Landscapes for a Sustainable Future"
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Oregon housing development along the Willamette River Greenway in Portland, Oregon
Homes are essentially right on the trail near downtown Portland, Oregon
The trail zigzags through development with both cyclists and walkers using the route near downtown Portland, Oregon
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