published Jan 2009
This Florida case study surveys the economic impacts, motivations, and travel and equipment expenditures of OHV recreationists.
published Dec 2008
by Terry Eastin
An analysis of studies and research on the economic benefits of trails: tourism, events, healthcare savings, and community development.
published Oct 2008
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.
published Aug 2008
by Karen Umphress with UP! Outside
An interview with Bill Reed, Marketing Specialist for the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority.
published Sep 2007
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.
published Apr 2007
Trail utilization study.
published Jan 2007
New Report Says Longer Healthy Life Expectancy Multiplies Seniors Competing in Sports and Keeping Fit.
published Apr 2006
Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.
published Jan 2006
This report presents methodologies and tools to estimate the cost of various bicycle facilities and for evaluating their potential value and benefits.
published Oct 2005
The Ontario Trails Strategy is a long-term plan that establishes strategic directions for planning, managing, promoting and using trails in Ontario.
published Sep 2005
This document describes the process in developing a Trails Business Plan that supports recreational use as well as economic development.