Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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published Sep 1, 2005
With the growing frugality of government funding for trails, private developers can be significant partners in developing public trail systems.
posted Jan 19, 2018
Randy Martin with Trailscape
With the emphasis on health and fitness in today's society, trails are becoming just as important as streets and sidewalks in our communities.
published Jan 1, 2010
The results of this study demonstrate that bicycling has the potential to contribute substantially to the health and economic well being of Wisconsin citizens.
published Mar 10, 2003
The Crested Butte Nordic Council is developing a system of skiing trails in cooperation with private landowners that will connect towns and developments throughout the upper valley.
posted Dec 19, 2017
Waldo County Trails Coalition support community wellness by creating more opportunities for outdoor recreation, environmental education, nature observation.
published Aug 1, 2009
Houses with the above-average levels of walkability command a premium of about $4,000 to $34,000 over houses with just average levels of walkability in the typical metropolitan areas studied.
posted Jun 27, 2018
Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Walking off the War!
posted Nov 25, 2011
American Trails Staff
The desire to recreate, exercise and enjoy natural beauty.
published Apr 1, 1997
Economic impact extends not only to the actual trail user but to businesses that derive an income from users of the trail.
published Oct 7, 2005
The Ontario Trails Strategy is a long-term plan that establishes strategic directions for planning, managing, promoting and using trails in Ontario.
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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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