Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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published Sep 16, 2015
Enhancing communities to benefit more from trail tourism along the Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
published Jun 1, 2011
Amy Camp with Cycle Forward,
Marlee Gallagher with The Trail Town Program
published Jun 1, 2008
Herb Hiller with East Coast Greenway Alliance
East Coast Greenway Alliance helps drive Florida and Georgia trail planning and development.
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.
published Sep 1, 2012
This popular trail system is one of several projects recognized for excellence in the tourism industry at the recent Iowa Tourism Conference.
published Nov 18, 2008
O. L. “Leff” Moore was the “father” of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area, the most innovative motorized trail system in the eastern United States. Leff was the recipient of the 2008 Hulet Hornbeck Award at the 19th International Trails Symposium.
published Sep 29, 2001
published Apr 1, 2001
While developers and government officials spent two decades and millions of dollars trying to turn this valley into a destination downhill ski resort, residents quietly built and maintained a world-class cross-country skiing area.
published Apr 1, 1997
Economic impact extends not only to the actual trail user but to businesses that derive an income from users of the trail.
published Oct 13, 2008
The study found that the Little Miami Scenic Trail positively impacts single-family residential property values, with sale prices increasing by $7.05 for every foot closer a property is located to the trail.
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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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