by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
This report presents methodologies and tools to estimate the cost of various bicycle facilities and for evaluating their potential value and benefits.
Published January 01, 2006
Traversing York County to the Maryland border, this 19-mile multi-use trail provides an integral link in a statewide trails system and epitomizes the concept of a close-to-home trail experience, but has regional, State, and national significance as well.
Water trails are a unique form of recreation—in its simplest form it consists of floating with minor balance and navigation. However, the ability to reach the water’s edge is probably one of the largest obstacles to participation.
The Lake Wobegon Trail travels through the heart of the mythical land celebrated in the Prairie Home Companion radio show.
The Pere Marquette railroad corridor began as an industrial asset to transport raw materials and finished goods across the state of Michigan. Today the corridor remains a significant transportation asset providing transit, exercise and recreation experiences to residents and tourists.
Trails and greenways advocates need to think more broadly and to look at the larger values of trails in the context of "green infrastructure."