published Jun 1997
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.
Aug 30, 2013
Expanding the traditional trail organization into an effective multi-modal initiative to get improved trail, sidewalks, bike lanes, and the support needed in your community.
published Dec 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate fitness and health adaptations from a training program riding all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and off-road motorcycles (ORM) as the exercise stimulus.
published Oct 2002
Communities benefit in many ways from well-planned greenways and trails.
published Feb 2001
This literature review discusses how urban form affects public health, specifically through the ways in which the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity levels.
published Dec 2018
Greater Des Moines Water Trails will annually pour tens of millions of dollars into the regional economy, a new analysis shows.
published Sep 2001
An influx of tourists would mean an economic boom for the small towns along the Katy. But merchants' outlooks vary widely.