Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted May 3, 2018
The vision for a new network of greenways in the Greater Riverfront East District of Detroit emerged from the desire to use greenways to connect the diverse neighborhoods of the area to each other and to the city’s magnificent natural asset, the Detroit River.
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.
This plan provides a framework for the City of Appleton to help encourage continued transition of targeted redevelopment areas to new and productive uses.
American Trails Staff
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.
posted Apr 26, 2018
This webinar will discuss urban trails and what cities are doing to provide economic development opportunities for the properties that lie along former industrial corridors.
posted Apr 3, 2018
This study indicates that multi-use trails are an amenity that helps sell homes, increases property values and improves the quality of life.
Findings indicate that the placement of trails in areas where people can access them increases community physical activity levels.
Trail utilization study.
The purpose of this study was to provide an extensive description of the use of trails in South Carolina.
Are trails safe? How do they affect property values of adjacent residents?
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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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