Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Mar 26, 2013
American Trails Staff
Encouraging youth to learn about the importance of trails along with stewardship and conservation.
published Aug 13, 2018
Examples of bike trails and bike paths that have been built by state departments of transportation
posted Jun 20, 2019
Matt Ainsley with Eco-Counter, Inc.
Until recently, user count data was collected manually through an annual volunteer effort. In 2017, however, a program in Pennsylvania took their count program to the next level by rolling out 17 automated Eco-Counters in all four corners of the state.
posted Apr 30, 2020
See how a park district committed itself to reinventing its facilities, programs, and events to serve 21st century audiences while at the same time helping to change the image and culture of what had been considered a “dying” rust belt community.
published Apr 1, 2006
Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.
published Jan 1, 2007
This scoping study investigates the size and scope of cycle tourism in Australia and provides research recommendations to address research gaps identified.
posted Dec 21, 2017
Desert Mountain is a golf and active outdoor lifestyle community in North Scottsdale, adjacent to the 3-million acre Tonto National Forest.
posted Feb 19, 2018
This presentation will discuss how to incorporate shared use unpaved trail and paved path systems into city infrastructure.
published Jan 1, 2020
Washington Recreation and Conservation Office
Every county in Washington State benefits from walkers, runners, bikers, and backpackers using our beautiful trail systems. Ninety percent of Washington residents participate in non-motorized recreation annually.
published Jan 1, 1999
This casebook presents data and examples that can help leaders and concerned citizens make the economic case for parks and open space conservation.
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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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