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published Oct 1, 2019

New Report Outlines How Active Transportation Transforms America

by American Trails Staff

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) released a report this week detailing how investing in active transportation positively impacts communities.

categories: Active Living

published Jan 1, 2019

Outdoor Recreation in Oregon: Responding to Demographic and Societal Change

by Oregon State Parks

The plan addresses five important demographic and societal changes facing outdoor recreation providers in the coming years including: 1. An aging population; 2. An increasingly diverse population; 3. Lack of youth engagement in outdoor recreation; 4. An underserved low-income population; and 5. The health benefits of physical activity.

categories: Active Living
tags: aging population, diversity, equality and inclusion, health, benefits of trails

published Aug 3, 2017

Improving Public Health through Public Parks and Trails

by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parks and trail corridors have been important for public health in the United States for more than 100 years.

categories: Active Living
tags: parks, healthcare

published Jul 14, 2016

Active Transportation and Parks and Recreation

by National Recreation and Park Association

A national study on Active Transportation and Parks and Recreation.

categories: Active Living
tags: active mobility and active transportation

published Jan 1, 2010

Active Transportation Beyond Urban Center

Growing evidence from across America documents the beneficial effects of walking and biking. A study on active transportation.

categories: Active Living
tags: walking

published Jan 1, 2008

A Descriptive Examination of the Most Frequently Used Activity Settings in 25 Community Parks

The purpose was to examine 9 adult activity settings in 25 community parks to determine the most and least frequently used by gender, physical-activity (PA) intensity, and ethnicity.

categories: Active Living
tags: benefits of trails, health

posted Jan 21, 2020

Use and Nonuse of a Rail Trail Conversion for Physical Activity: Implications for Promoting Trail Use

The purpose was to examine 9 adult activity settings in 25 community parks to determine the most and least frequently used by gender, physical-activity (PA) intensity, and ethnicity.

categories: Active Living
tags: benefits of trails, health, rails-to-trails

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posted Feb 25, 2020

Trails Move People

Creating a strong, cooperative, and unified voice for a diverse trails community


posted Feb 20, 2020

Trails Are Transportation

Trails are critical infrastructure and, as such, they should receive the financial and human resource allocations necessary to maintain their critical role.

tags: active mobility and active transportation, benefits of trails

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Urban Trail Co.


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The City-County of Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation

We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our citizens and visitors through outdoor recreation, sports, community and fun.


1340 Harrison Ave, Butte, Montana 59701
406-497-6565 • [email protected]

American Volkssport Association (AVA)

The American Volkssport Association (AVA) is a non-competitive sports organization committed to Fun, Fitness and Friendship.


1001 Pat Booker Road, Suite 101, Universal City, Texas 78148
(210) 659-2112

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