By Gregory Parent, Janaki Alavalapati & Taylor Stein School of Forest Resources and Conservation, and Alan Hodges Food and Resource Economics
This Florida case study surveys the economic impacts, motivations, and travel and equipment expenditures of OHV recreationists.
Published January 15, 2009
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.
Oakridge provides but one example of a rural community experiencing economic and social decline.
This study identifies the economic and health impacts of bicycling in Iowa.
The purpose of this co-learning plan was to identify the relationships that have added to the development of the sport of mountain biking as an ecotourism economy in the Marquette area.