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posted Mar 13, 2018

Bicyclists Bring Business

by Parks and Trails New York

A Guide for Attracting Bicyclists to New York’s Canal Communities

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: bicycle, shared-use, travel & tourism

published Sep 16, 2015

Bicyclists Bring Business Workshop Report

by Parks and Trails New York

A summary of the study from a 2015 workshop.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: bicycle, travel & tourism, economic, benefits of trails

published Jul 1, 2014

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

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: shared-use, canal

posted Mar 13, 2018

Public Choices and Property Values: Evidence from Greenways in Indianapolis

What determines the price of real estate? Location. Location. Location.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: landowner outreach

published Dec 31, 2001

Greenway Proximity Study: A Look at Four Neighbourhoods in Surrey, BC

The purpose of this study is to determine if single-family sites that border upon a greenway are influenced economically by their proximity to the greenway.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: greenways and open space

published Jun 1, 2002

Heritage Rail Trail County Park User Survey and Economic Impact Analysis

This analysis compares the original Users Survey taken in the spring of 1999 with a follow-up study conducted in 2001. The comparison measures any changes in usage behavior.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: historic, parks, user surveys

published Jun 1, 2011

Pedestrian and Bicycling Infrastructure: A National Study of Employment Impacts

This study estimates the employment impacts of building and refurbishing transportation infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits

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: Benefits of Trails, Active Living
tags: walking

published Sep 1, 2004

Economic Impact Analysis: Trans Canada Trail in Ontario

An economic impact study to estimate and summarize the regional and province wide economic benefits associated with the usage of the Trans Canada Trail throughout Ontario.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: international trails, economic, case study

posted Mar 13, 2018

Irish Trails Strategy: Promoting and Developing Activity in the Irish Outdoors

The ambitious vision set out in this strategy for recreational trails in Ireland is “to create, nurture and maintain a world class recreational trail network that is sustainable, integrated, well utilized and highly regarded, that enhances the health, well being and quality of life of all Irish citizens and that attracts visitors from around the world.”

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits

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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

Mental Health Benefits of Trails

Beyond the physical health benefits of trails, the mental health benefits of trail access is also invaluable.

tags: benefits of trails

posted Feb 20, 2020

Health Benefits of Trails

Does access to trails really lead to healthier communities? According to research the answer is a resounding yes.

tags: benefits of trails, health, healthcare

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

posted Feb 19, 2020

Trails Make Economic Sense

The benefits of expanding and improving the outdoor recreation economy are clear and compelling.

tags: benefits of trails, economic

posted Feb 19, 2020

Trails Are Inclusive

Trails, by their very nature, promote social, racial, gender, and economic equity. They are almost always free to use, are available 24/7/365, and provide transportation alternatives no matter what mode of travel you use.

tags: benefits of trails

posted Feb 19, 2020

Why Trails?

Where would we be without trails? It is a simple question, but it is worth pondering. The longer you sit with this question, the more you will discover the overwhelming impact that trails have on our lives. Often in very unexpected ways.

tags: why trails, benefits of trails, health, healthcare, economic

Results from the Business Directory


Friends of the Genesee Valley Greenway, Inc. (FOGVG)

The Genesee Valley Greenway State Park (GVGSP) is one of the hundreds of greenways being developed across the nation along old canals, abandoned rail beds, and riverbanks. It passes through scenic woodlands, river and st...

American Trails Member


PO Box 42, Mt. Morris, New York 14510
[email protected]

Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society

PRPS is the principal statewide association providing professional development, leadership, advocacy and resources for those working and volunteering in the parks and recreation field.


131 Sandy Drive, State College, Pennsylvania 16803
(814) 234-4272 • [email protected]

Hornsby Shire Council

Hornsby Shire Council is developing a long term vision for the Shire that will identify Hornsby Shire’s special characteristics and the values that are to be preserved and how change will be managed into the future.


296 Peats Ferry Road, Hornsby, New South Wales, A, International 2077
02 9847 6666

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