Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Mar 13, 2018
This literature review discusses how urban form affects public health, specifically through the ways in which the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity levels.
posted Jun 19, 2018
Amy Camp with Cycle Forward
Exploring unrealized opportunities in trails and tourism: that of inviting visiting trail users to experience our places and the people who make them special.
While developers and government officials spent two decades and millions of dollars trying to turn this valley into a destination downhill ski resort, residents quietly built and maintained a world-class cross-country skiing area.
posted Dec 25, 2017
Hudson River Valley Greenway for forming partnerships with citizens, organizations and agencies that had the overall goal of developing a plan that would provide about 1,000 miles of hiking opportunities along the Hudson River.
posted Jan 16, 2018
Enthusiasm for his job, for trails and for partnerships are the hallmarks of Steve.
The study found that the Little Miami Scenic Trail positively impacts single-family residential property values, with sale prices increasing by $7.05 for every foot closer a property is located to the trail.
The Pere Marquette railroad corridor began as an industrial asset to transport raw materials and finished goods across the state of Michigan. Today the corridor remains a significant transportation asset providing transit, exercise and recreation experiences to residents and tourists.
This handbook outlines a variety of ways in which governments, businesses, chambers of commerce, tourism promoters, and individual citizens can help their communities develop and implement trail-based economic development programs.
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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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