Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Jan 29, 2018
The Jeju Olle Foundation has demonstrated outstanding efforts to bring dialogue about long distance trails to an international level.
posted Jan 27, 2018
This webinar is based on Bob and Martha Manning's books, Walking Distance: Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary People and Walks of a Lifetime: Extraordinary Hikes from Around the World.
posted Jan 26, 2018
This webinar explored methods for enhancing trail security and safety perceptions through environmental design. This webinar was a concurrent session at the 2017 International Trails Symposium.
posted Jan 19, 2018
With the growing frugality of government funding for trails, private developers can be significant partners in developing public trail systems.
The goal is to engineer more physical activity into American life to reduce both spreading obesity and the chronic, often lethal health problems linked to sedentary living.
Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates
In new communities the private sector and market forces have helped preserve natural resources while offering outstanding recreational trails.
Re-Thinking the Benefits of Trails and Greenways.
This planning effort directs the development of goals and action plans to meet the future needs in advance of their demand.
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!
Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates,
Jeff Vogel with DHM Design
Communities benefit in many ways from well-planned greenways and trails.
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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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