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posted Mar 13, 2018

Crime, Property Values, Trail Opposition & Liability Issues

Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: crime and liability, conflict

published Jan 1, 2001

Detroit Greenways Study: Building the Riverfront Greenway

The vision of a continuous greenway along the Detroit River seemed like a dream only a few years ago. But today, communities and businesses in Greater Detroit are redefining their relationship to the river and championing linked greenways along its entire length.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: greenways and open space

published Apr 10, 2019

Economic Impact Analysis of the Kansas City, MO Bicycle Master Plan

Economic Impact Analysis shows new bike master plan will save 36 lives every year, add $500 million to the regional economy, and create 12,000 jobs.

categories: Funding and Planning

posted May 16, 2018

Environmental Aspects of Horses on Trails

by American Trails Staff

Does equestrian use have an impact on stream and lake water quality?

categories: Funding and Planning, Wildlife and Environment
tags: horses and equestrian trails, preservation

posted Oct 2, 2019

ExtremeTerrain’s Clean Trail Grant Program

by American Trails Staff

This program will provide eligible groups the opportunity to apply for a grant to fund their next trail improvement related project, which could range from trail clean-up, trail restoration, trail expansion, to name a few.

categories: Funding and Planning, Private Funding
tags: grants and grant writing, funding

posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Are business plans for trails of any value?

by American Trails Staff

Choosing between a business plan, an economic study, or a feasibility study

categories: Funding and Planning, FAQs
tags: faq, editorial, case study, economic

posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Building trails near ports

by American Trails Staff

Examples of combined recreational and industrial uses on east and west coast port properties.

categories: Funding and Planning, FAQs
tags: faq, shared-use, editorial

posted Aug 1, 2018

FAQ: Examples of trail development ordinances

by American Trails Staff

A few resources on public access to private land. Always check with your local planning department for zoning requirements.

categories: Funding and Planning, FAQs
tags: faq, policy, land and open space, conflict

posted Dec 31, 2018

FAQ: How does a trail get recognized as a National Scenic Trail?

categories: Funding and Planning, FAQs
tags: faq

Results from the Business Directory

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is made up of 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana. It was designated by Congress in 2006 as a region with significant natural, scenic, cultural, historical and recreational resou...

PO Box 94291 | Physical Location: 1908 Atchafalaya River Hwy Butte La Rose, 70517, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804
Visitor's Center: (337) 228-1094 | Administrative Office: (225) 342-1211

Forest Preserve District of Will County

Joliet, Illinois

The Forest Preserve District of Will County is a government organization in Illinois focusing on land preservation and restoration, outdoor recreation, and environmental education.

American Trails Member

17540 W Laraway Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60442
(815) 727-8700 • [email protected]

Maryland State Highway Administration

Baltimore, Maryland

At the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA), we believe that building a successful organization is no different than building roads or bridges.

707 N Calvert St Mailstop C-502, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
(410) 545-8552 • [email protected]


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