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posted Mar 5, 2018

Study Looks at Economic Aspects of Redevelopment in Ludlam Trail Corridor

The "Miami-Dade County Trail Benefits Study" uses Ludlam Trail as a case study to estimate quantifiable social, environmental, and economic benefits associated with the development of shared-use non-motorized paths.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Study of Nearby Businesses and Adjacent Residential Landowners to the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail

The main purpose of studying nearby businesses and adjacent residential landowners was to better understand the level of support for the extension of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail prior to its construction.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Study of Two Successful Canadian Rural Trails

A brief study of two successful rural trails, one utilizing an active irrigation canal alignment (Calgary to Chestermere Lake) and the other converted from an abandoned rail line (The Iron Horse Trail-Elk Point to Heinsburg).


posted Sep 6, 2018

Studying impacts of visitor use on the Appalachian Trail

Visitor use impacts associated with the Appalachian Trail include use of the footpath itself, overnight use areas (both designated and bootleg), and human waste management.


posted Feb 16, 2021

Submit Your Project to the Trails Move People Survey

This survey aims to quantify the capacity of the trails community to build, maintain, and develop trails now, and to provide input to GAOA and LWCF funding.


posted May 13, 2020

Submit Your Trail Infrastructure Projects for CARES Act Funding

by Liz Thorstensen with Rails to Trails Conservancy

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020, provides the Economic Development Administration (EDA) with $1.5 billion for economic development assistance programs to strengthen communities.


posted Dec 9, 2012

Success or Chaos: Attitude Makes the Difference

by American Trails Staff

The bicycle and pedestrian facilities of European cities are often cited as examples of an enlightened future.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Sugar Bottom Mountain Biking Trail System, Coralville Reservoir, Iowa

Set in rugged terrain surrounding the Coralville Reservoir on the Iowa River, the trail is managed by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.


posted May 30, 2018

Suggestions on Improving Safety for Horseback Riders and Other Trail Users

Efforts to help different activities on multi-use trails get along better and to improve safety.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Summerset National Recreation Trail, Iowa

A 12-mile rail trail through rolling hills, river bottom wetlands, and remnant prairies of central Iowa.


posted Sep 29, 2021

Sun Corridor Trail Alliance Action Plan

The SCTA Action Plan serves as a checklist of guiding tasks for the new organization as it continues to move the Sun Corridor Trail forward.


posted May 21, 2014

Susan “Butch” Henley - American Hiking Society Staffer and Trail Supporter

by American Trails Staff

Always known by her trail name after through-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 1978, Butch served both on the board and staff of the American Hiking Society. For many years she was a familiar participant in initiatives and committees supporting policies and funding for trails.