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 1, 2010
Surveys were undertaken on eight shared-use trails to see who uses these trails, how far they travel to a trail, and what they spend and on what items.
published Nov 1, 2009
Trails and greenways impact our economy through tourism, events, urban redevelopment, community improvement, property values, health care costs, jobs and investment, and general consumer spending.
posted Jan 27, 2018
This webinar is based on Bob and Martha Manning's books, Walking Distance: Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary People and Walks of a Lifetime: Extraordinary Hikes from Around the World.
published Sep 17, 2018
American Trails Staff
There is a huge amount of evidence that trails add value to properties and bring in significant increases in tourism spending, that roads just do not have.
published Apr 13, 2020
Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Trails are invaluable assets to any community, and when it comes to procuring funding, building coalitions, providing the best trail access, and more, trail research is one of the best tools available for showing that worth.
posted Jan 16, 2018
Lifelong residents of Chattahoochee, actually as family for 200 years, Charles and Anne Thrash have become the City’s trails champions.
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 Apr 3, 2020
In this National Recreation Trail highlight from the Sarah Zigler Interpretive Trail in Oregon, find out the history of the Jacksonville Woodlands Association and how they get hundreds of kids out on the trail every year.
posted Feb 19, 2018
Linking rail-trails and creating trail guides.
posted Apr 22, 2020
This webinar will provide attendees with ideas and solutions for getting projects implemented through creative coalitions and engagement activities.
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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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