published Sep 2005
This document describes the process in developing a Trails Business Plan that supports recreational use as well as economic development.
published Jan 2005
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.
published Dec 2004
The Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) is a 45-mile long transportation and recreation corridor running from Arlington, Virginia, west to Purcellville.
published Oct 2004
This paper describes ways to evaluate the value of walking (the activity) and walkability (the quality of walking conditions, including safety, comfort and convenience).
published Sep 2004
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.
published Apr 2004
This study examines the value of public investment in bicycle facilities.
published Dec 2003
What determines the price of real estate? Location. Location. Location.
published Apr 2003
Parks provide intrinsic environmental, aesthetic, and recreation benefits to our cities. Parks are also a source of positive economic benefits. Understanding the economic impacts of parks can help decision makers better evaluate the creation and maintenance of urban parks.
published Mar 2003
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.
published Oct 2002
Communities benefit in many ways from well-planned greenways and trails.
published Sep 2002
Water trail development causes economic and social and impacts on rural communities.