Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
Refine by Subcateogry:
STEP 1: LIMIT results to these categories:
STEP 2: Return ONLY resources from:
Select multiple by holding down [control] or [command]
posted Mar 13, 2018
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.
This scoping study investigates the size and scope of cycle tourism in Australia and provides research recommendations to address research gaps identified.
National Recreation and Park Association
A national study on Active Transportation and Parks and Recreation.
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.
Visitors and supporters often ask how the Longleaf Trace has affected the economies of the towns along the Trace.
posted Mar 5, 2018
Not only do open spaces, recreation areas, and walkable neighborhoods strongly influence how active people are, they provide fiscal benefits to municipal governments as well as nearby residential property values.
In total, 6.1 million American livelihoods directly depend on outdoor recreation, making it a critical economic sector in the United States.
Karen Umphress with UP! Outside
An interview with Bill Reed, Marketing Specialist for the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority.
Randy Martin with Trailscape
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has developed a guide to marketing bicycling along the Mississippi River Trail through the state's 800 miles of the bike route.
Page 15 of 25
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
See more photo results