published Mar 17, 2007
The goal of Active Living by Design is to encourage changes in design, transportation and policies to cultivate and support active living.
published Jan 1, 2012
The vision for a new network of greenways in the Greater Riverfront East District of Detroit emerged from the desire to use greenways to connect the diverse neighborhoods of the area to each other and to the city’s magnificent natural asset, the Detroit River.
published Mar 16, 2007
The Anchorage Trail System includes paved and non-paved multi-use trails such as cross country ski trails, dog mushing trails, hiking trails and skijoring trails .
published Sep 1, 2012
This popular trail system is one of several projects recognized for excellence in the tourism industry at the recent Iowa Tourism Conference.
published Apr 10, 2019
Economic Impact Analysis shows new bike master plan will save 36 lives every year, add $500 million to the regional economy, and create 12,000 jobs.
published Apr 13, 2020
Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Trails are invaluable assets to any community, and when it comes to procuring funding, building coalitions, providing the best trail access, and more, trail research is one of the best tools available for showing that worth.
posted Oct 25, 2019
Doug Alderson with Florida Office of Greenways and Trails
To recognize Florida’s trail towns, the Office of Greenways and Trails (OGT) developed the Florida Trail Town program in 2018, inspired by the successful trail town programs of states such as Pennsylvania and Kentucky.
posted Aug 24, 2018
Gina Knudson with Salmon Valley Stewardship
Local students wrote and narrated short podcasts to educate visitors of the trail about natural and local history.
posted Jul 1, 2014
American Trails Staff
Urban river parkways may particularly benefit health in urban environments where access to open spaces is limited and adverse health effects such as obesity and depression are prevalent.
posted Jun 18, 2020
COVID-19 has created an economic downturn. Over 1,000 trail projects are waiting for funding to help put Americans back to work.
posted Feb 25, 2020
Creating a strong, cooperative, and unified voice for a diverse trails community