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
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.
posted Feb 6, 2018
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.
An overview of the history of greenway development along the South Platte River.
posted May 15, 2019
Green space initiatives that take community concerns, needs, and desires into consideration may be most effective at improving Latino physical and mental well-being.
Green spaces support public health in many ways—they filter air, remove pollution, attenuate noise, cool temperatures, replenish ground water, mitigate stormwater, and can provide food [53, 54].
Beyond these benefits, however, are the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of green space, as discussed below.
posted May 3, 2018
Conceived as an ecotourism destination, the trail enables exploration of the area by canoe or kayak, while providing an economic boost to surrounding rural communities.
posted Mar 13, 2018
The authors review is distinguished from other surveys of open space that have been done in recent years by its broad focus on non-use values for all types of open space, and because it reviews primarily, although not exclusively, studies of applications in North America.
posted Mar 5, 2018
The Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) is a 45-mile long transportation and recreation corridor running from Arlington, Virginia, west to Purcellville.
posted Dec 25, 2017
The Woodlands, a Texas master planned community, was recognized with the 2010 American Trails Developer Award.
posted Nov 13, 2018
Cindy's story begins in the Rocky Mountain wilderness on a unique and extraordinary journey: two parents leading their young children 3,100 miles on the backs of llamas.
Tom is the Superintendent for the North Country and Ice Age National Scenic 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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