published Feb 2008
Federal Highway Administration
This guide provides examples from other communities working to improve pedestrian safety. It includes information, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about issues that affect walking conditions; find ways to address or prevent these problems; and promote pedestrian safety.
published Aug 2010
Here you’ll find a menu of advocacy ideas, design concepts and walkability tools, each with links to numerous other resources. You’ll discover interesting destinations and group efforts that make walking in Edmonton
interesting and fun. You’ll learn about civic initiatives that may dovetail with your interests.
You’ll read success stories that prove you and your community can make a difference.
published Jan 2007
New Report Says Longer Healthy Life Expectancy Multiplies Seniors Competing in Sports and Keeping Fit.
published Apr 2003
The purpose of this study was to provide an extensive description of the use of trails in South Carolina.
published Oct 2007
Findings indicate that the placement of trails in areas where people can access them increases community physical activity levels.
published Oct 2005
The Ontario Trails Strategy is a long-term plan that establishes strategic directions for planning, managing, promoting and using trails in Ontario.
published Jun 1999
To counteract the effects of sprawling development, many communities use trails and greenways to curb ill-planned growth and preserve ecologically important areas. The result is a higher quality of life, a healthier environment, and more livable communities.
published Mar 2010
Not only do open spaces, recreation areas, and walkable neighborhoods strongly influence how active people are, they provide fiscal benefits to municipal governments as well as nearby residential property values.
published Jan 2018
San Bernardino County finds trails are an essential part of healthy communities.
posted Feb 25, 2020
Creating a strong, cooperative, and unified voice for a diverse trails community
posted Feb 20, 2020
Beyond the physical health benefits of trails, the mental health benefits of trail access is also invaluable.
posted Feb 20, 2020
Does access to trails really lead to healthier communities? According to research the answer is a resounding yes.