Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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published Nov 1, 2005
A comprehensive look at the elements of greenways and their benefits to communities.
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 Jan 1, 2012
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.
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 Dec 31, 2016
This plan provides a framework for the City of Appleton to help encourage continued transition of targeted redevelopment areas to new and productive uses.
published Aug 1, 2008
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.
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 Oct 1, 2007
Findings indicate that the placement of trails in areas where people can access them increases community physical activity levels.
published Apr 1, 2007
Trail utilization study.
published Apr 1, 2003
The purpose of this study was to provide an extensive description of the use of trails in South Carolina.
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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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