Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Feb 19, 2018
Linking rail-trails and creating trail guides.
Join this session to learn how to build a public/private trail network that turns homes into trailheads.
Rita Hennessy with National Park Service,
Janis Brannon with Summit Charter School
This session will look at professional development as a means of reaching out to communities and engaging youth in trail activities.
This session endeavors to describe multiple projects that are currently bucking this trend- restoring natural systems, providing high quality recreation, and inviting communities back into the woods.
Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC),
David Lindhaul with Morton Trails, LLC,
John Morton with Morton Trails, LLC
Hear how research projects support the facts that trails do provide a positive economic benefit in their communities.
This session will highlight design development of the Urban Arts Leg of the City of Jackson’s (MI) Riverwalk Trail on the Grand River, complemented by a survey of several recent National Park Service trail projects that integrate public art.
posted Feb 17, 2018
This webinar on “Making the Case for Trails in Tight Economic Times” puts sound ideas and hard numbers together to illustrate the contribution of trails to the prosperity of communities.
posted Feb 6, 2018
This webinar explores how trails are helping injured service members recover from both the physical and unseen wounds of war.
This webinar offers a number of how-to solutions for creating walk, bike, and fitness-friendly communities with success story examples. He will share how it's not just about trails, but also land use decisions and site designs to create truly active environments.
posted Feb 5, 2018
This webinar explores the concept of "Livable Communities" which include trails as a part of the transportation infrastructure.
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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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