Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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published Jun 30, 2010
The purpose of this study was to characterize the health-related QOL of Canadians who participate regularly in recreational off-road vehicle riding.
published Jun 1, 2002
This analysis compares the original Users Survey taken in the spring of 1999 with a follow-up study conducted in 2001. The comparison measures any changes in usage behavior.
posted Feb 5, 2020
A 6-hour entry-level course focused on leading a successful hike with a youth group. ($30, scholarships available)
posted Dec 21, 2017
Jeff Falyn and Lyndsay Dawkins have been reaching out to inspire hundreds of local youths and teens through an new program called “Home Place Adventures.”
published Sep 30, 2005
Craig Della Penna
The results show that houses near the trail sell for a higher proportion of the asking price and in about half the time that it took for houses in the general inventory.
published Apr 8, 2003
Parks serve many different uses, may be specialized in their function, or can simply provide visual appeal for residents. Parks define the shape and feel of a city and its neighborhoods.
Parks provide intrinsic environmental, aesthetic, and recreation benefits to our cities. Parks are also a source of positive economic benefits. Understanding the economic impacts of parks can help decision makers better evaluate the creation and maintenance of urban parks.
published Feb 1, 2001
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.
published Dec 19, 2000
published Jul 1, 2016
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.
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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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