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posted Mar 13, 2018

Sand Creek Greenway is a Trail through Industrial Landscape

by Mark Wilcox with American Society of Landscape Architects

Sand Creek in Commerce City, Colorado, is a trail within an active industrial corridor that includes petroleum refineries, chemical plants, irrigation ditches, and gravel mining operations.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Economic Impact of Recreational Trail Use in Different Regions of Minnesota

The main objective of this report is to present the local economic impacts of trail use in various regions of the state.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Impacts of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail on the Economy and Business Community

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.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Economic Impacts and Motivations of Off-Highway Vehicle Recreationists

This Florida case study surveys the economic impacts, motivations, and travel and equipment expenditures of OHV recreationists.


posted Mar 13, 2018

O. L. "Leff" Moore and the Development of the Innovative Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area

O. L. “Leff” Moore was the “father” of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area, the most innovative motorized trail system in the eastern United States. Leff was the recipient of the 2008 Hulet Hornbeck Award at the 19th International Trails Symposium.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Impact of the Little Miami Scenic Trail on Single Family Residential Property Values

The study found that the Little Miami Scenic Trail positively impacts single-family residential property values, with sale prices increasing by $7.05 for every foot closer a property is located to the trail.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Greenway Planning, Criteria, and Strategies for Implementation

Greenways provide numerous and diverse benefits to local municipalities and their residents. This plan focuses on the economic, ecological, recreational, social, and transportation benefits of greenways.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Northern Forest Canoe Trail: Economic Impacts and Implications for Sustainable Community Development

This research examines the economic impact of paddler recreation along the waterways of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a 740-mile route traversing New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire, and Maine.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Shannon Region Trails Programme in Ireland

The Shannon Region Trails Programme is a Shannon Development-led initiative which aims to establish the Shannon Region as a world-class destination for walking, cycling, water-based and other outdoor activity pursuits during the period 2007-2010.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Cycle Tourism in Australia: An Investigation into its Size and Scope

This scoping study investigates the size and scope of cycle tourism in Australia and provides research recommendations to address research gaps identified.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Guidelines for Analysis of Investments in Bicycle Facilities

This report presents methodologies and tools to estimate the cost of various bicycle facilities and for evaluating their potential value and benefits.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Why Are Good Trails Important?

The Ontario Trails Strategy is a long-term plan that establishes strategic directions for planning, managing, promoting and using trails in Ontario.