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.
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published Aug 1, 2015
A review of literature prepared as part of the Naugatuck River Greenway Economic Impact Study August, 2015
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.
posted Sep 12, 2018
Efforts to link “trail-to-town” have played a part in remaking communities. This webinar will include a case study of the first known “trail town” initiative - the Trail Town Program® along the Great Allegheny Passage.
published Jan 1, 2008
American Trails Staff
Summerlin is one of three communities from across the nation selected to serve as fitting models for excellence in trails within a private development.
posted May 30, 2018
Survey of mountain biking users from the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) trail system located in northwestern Wisconsin.
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 Jan 1, 2010
Parks and Trails New York
A Guide for Attracting Bicyclists to New York’s Canal Communities
published Jul 1, 2014
An assessment and user profile of New York's longest multi-use 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.
published Oct 8, 2011
This guide will set forth strategies for building on what you already offer to enhance the appeal of your community and your business to bicycle tourists and strengthening the local economy.
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