Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Sep 12, 2018
Efforts to link “trail-to-town” have played a part in remaking communities. This webinar will include a case study of the first known “trail town” initiative - the Trail Town Program® along the Great Allegheny Passage.
published Aug 13, 2018
American Trails Staff
Examples of bike trails and bike paths that have been built by state departments of transportation
published Jan 1, 2008
Summerlin is one of three communities from across the nation selected to serve as fitting models for excellence in trails within a private development.
published Jun 1, 2010
The Riverwalk along the Tennessee River links Chattanooga's parks, green spaces, museums, public art, businesses, new housing, and neighborhoods.
published Aug 1, 2008
The objectives of the Missouri Riverfront Trail project are bringing people together, protecting natural resources, and enhancing the wellness and vitality of Platte County citizens and the region.
published Jan 1, 2002
Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates
A presentation on the emergence and growth of the greenway and open space system in Denver, Co.
published May 1, 2004
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.
published Sep 1, 2001
This study indicates that multi-use trails are an amenity that helps sell homes, increases property values and improves the quality of life.
published Jul 1, 2005
Results of discussion on trails along golf courses by a variety of trail managers. (2002-2005)
published Oct 1, 2007
Findings indicate that the placement of trails in areas where people can access them increases community physical activity levels.
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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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