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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posted Aug 11, 2016

Rail-Trails, Smart-Growth, and…Realtors?

This webinar explores how to engage Realtors and other untraditional allies to see the benefits of trails

categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Oct 20, 2016

Economic Impact of Livable Communities with Active Transportation Options

This webinar explores the concept of "Livable Communities" which include trails as a part of the transportation infrastructure.

  • tags: urban
categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted May 19, 2016

Trails and Towns Together

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.

categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Advocacy and Promotion, Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Sep 22, 2011

Making the Case for Trails in Tight Economic Times

This webinar on “Making the Case for Trails in Tight Economic Times” puts sound ideas and hard numbers together to illustrate the contribution of trails to the prosperity of communities.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Jul 18, 2018

Black Canyon Trail

This presentation will show how the Black Canyon National Recreation Trail is evolving into a trail tourist destination

  • tags: urban, transportation
categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Jul 18, 2018

The Great Allegheny Passage Trail Towns

by Amy Camp with Cycle Forward, Elisa Mayes, Brad Smith with Confluence Cyclery

Speakers will elaborate on the successes and hurdles in the cultural shift to an economy based upon conservation and utilization of natural assets in rural towns.

  • tags: urban, transportation
categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Jun 28, 2018

Leveraging People and Places: Trails as Economic Development

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.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Nov 17, 2016

Trails and Greenways: What’s Next?

This webinar covers the latest trends in the planning, promotion, and conservation of trail and greenway corridors.

  • tags: urban, conservation, free webinar
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Jul 18, 2018

The Economic Impact of the Erie Canalway Trail

by Parks and Trails New York

An assessment and user profile of New York's longest multi-use trail

  • tags: multi-use
categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Jul 18, 2018

Bicyclists Bring Business Workshop Report

by Parks and Trails New York

A summary of the study from a 2015 workshop.

  • tags: bicycle, tourism
categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic