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
How are trails being developed and programmed in our urban core?
published 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.
posted Jan 14, 2020
In partnership with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), American Trails and NOHVCC will discuss how trails, for too long, have been taken for granted and the true measure of their impact has not been calculated or shared.
posted Jun 11, 2019
Casey Holzworth with New York State Department Of Transportation,
Jeff Moss with Thatcher Climbing Coalition
Still a work in progress, partnerships gives climbers access to a new trail system while preserving safety, cultural resources, and protected rare plants, animals, and habitat.
Join this session to learn how to build a public/private trail network that turns homes into trailheads.
posted Feb 4, 2020
Economic impact studies offer a valuable approach to quantifying how and why outdoor recreation matter to local/state economies. These studies are revolutionizing how outdoor recreation organizations explain why public lands matter to government officials and are a critical part of supporting outdoor recreation developments. SORP has assembled two unique professionals with extensive experience in economic impact analysis in outdoor recreation.
published Apr 5, 2014
The purpose was to examine 9 adult activity settings in 25 community parks to determine the most and least frequently used by gender, physical-activity (PA) intensity, and ethnicity.
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.
posted Jul 15, 2020
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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.
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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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