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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

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

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.


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 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 Mar 13, 2018

Trail Tourism: Promotion of the Katy Trail in Missouri

The Katy Trail is a 185-mile rails-to-trails conversion of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas-Railroad (nick-named the KATY). The Missouri Department of Natural Resources was able to acquire the right-of-way after Congress passed the National Trails System Act allowing railroad corridors to be banked for future transportation use and used on an interim basis for recreational trails.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Benefits of Greenways: A Pennsylvania Study

The Benefits of Pennsylvania Greenways Report will be used as a foundation for future communication and outreach efforts focusing on educating the general public regarding the benefits that are, and will continue to be provided by Pennsylvania greenways.