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posted Mar 13, 2018

New Zealand Cycle Trail Launches Product Directory

This product directory of New Zealand's premium cycle tourism experiences provides information on both cycle trails and product information.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Bicycle Tourism as a Rural Economic Development Vehicle

This document addresses the applicability of bicycle tourism in rural areas.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Economic Benefits of Trail Tourism

One major benefit of trail tourism is that it is money spent in rural towns and in more economically disadvantaged areas.


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.”


posted Mar 13, 2018

Implementing Trail-Based Economic Development Programs

This handbook outlines a variety of ways in which governments, businesses, chambers of commerce, tourism promoters, and individual citizens can help their communities develop and implement trail-based economic development programs.


posted Mar 13, 2018

How Land Use and Transportation Systems Impact Public Health

This literature review discusses how urban form affects public health, specifically through the ways in which the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity levels.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Trail Maintenance 101

by New York - New Jersey Trail Conference

An overview trail maintenance used by the New York/NewJersey Trail Conference.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Connecting Communities

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration

This presentation focuses on design publications that address common design challenges and barriers.


posted Feb 19, 2018

The Devil is in the Details

This presentation discusses how to avoid common trail design mistakes.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Hiking the Abraham Path

A case study for examining the challenges and potential of long-distance hiking trails in a region affected by political instability.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Innovations in Mechanized Trailbuilding

by Tony Boone with Timberline TrailCraft, Zachi Anderson

Cutting edge machinery for building recreational trails.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Oregon Trails 2015

The State of Oregon's statewide trail plan.