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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.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Home Sales Near Two Massachusetts Rail Trails

by Craig Della Penna with The Murphys Realtors, Trailside Team

The results show that houses near the trail sell for a higher proportion of the asking price and in about half the time that it took for houses in the general inventory.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Lanark County Recreational Trails Business Plan

This document describes the process in developing a Trails Business Plan that supports recreational use as well as economic development.


posted Jan 19, 2018

Trails in New Developments: A Case Study

by Roger Bell

With the growing frugality of government funding for trails, private developers can be significant partners in developing public trail systems.


posted Jan 19, 2018

The (Almost) Perfect Trails Community

by Robert (Bob) Searns with Robert Searns and Associates, Inc.

In new communities the private sector and market forces have helped preserve natural resources while offering outstanding recreational trails.


posted Jan 30, 2020

Greenways and Crime on Nearby Properties

This study investigates the question of whether the presence of a greenway increases the risk of crime occurring on the properties adjacent to the greenway.


posted Mar 13, 2018

The Value of Open Space: Evidence from Studies of Non-market Benefits

The authors review is distinguished from other surveys of open space that have been done in recent years by its broad focus on non-use values for all types of open space, and because it reviews primarily, although not exclusively, studies of applications in North America.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Economic Impact Analysis: Trans Canada Trail in Ontario

An economic impact study to estimate and summarize the regional and province wide economic benefits associated with the usage of the Trans Canada Trail throughout Ontario.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Economic Impact of Investments in Bicycle Facilities

This study examines the value of public investment in bicycle facilities.


posted Jan 19, 2018

The Benefits that Trails Provide to Communities

This planning effort directs the development of goals and action plans to meet the future needs in advance of their demand.


posted Apr 3, 2018

Views on Nordic Ski Trail Easements and Property Values

The Crested Butte Nordic Council is developing a system of skiing trails in cooperation with private landowners that will connect towns and developments throughout the upper valley.