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posted Aug 20, 2018

Elevating Outdoor Recreation Together

by Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at Utah State University

Opportunities for synergy between state offices of outdoor recreation and federal land-management agencies, the outdoor recreation industry, non-governmental organizations, and local outdoor recreation providers

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnership Development
tags: recreation, travel & tourism

posted Apr 25, 2018

The Multi-Objective Values of Trails

by Steve Elkinton with National Park Service

Trails and greenways advocates need to think more broadly and to look at the larger values of trails in the context of "green infrastructure."

categories: Advocacy and Promotion
tags: editorial, water trails

posted Apr 23, 2018

The Duthie Hill Story: a Public-private Partnership for Trails

by King County Parks and Recreation

The King County Parks-EMBA partnership is an excellent example of how a public-private partnership can leverage funds in tight fiscal times to create, maintain, and program a unique, world-class trails system that is open and accessible for all to enjoy.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnership Development
tags: mountain biking, partnerships

posted Mar 16, 2018

Trail Towns: Creating Memorable Destinations for Trail Users

Enhancing communities to benefit more from trail tourism along the Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Travel and Tourism
tags: travel & tourism, bicycle, long-distance trails, thru-hiking

posted Mar 14, 2018

Tourism Benefits Encourage Closing Trail Links in Florida

by Herb Hiller with East Coast Greenway Alliance

East Coast Greenway Alliance helps drive Florida and Georgia trail planning and development.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Travel and Tourism
tags: travel & tourism, greenways and open space

posted Feb 17, 2020

Immediate Action Needed by All Trail Enthusiasts!

by American Trails Staff

The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) calls on all trail organizations and trail enthusiasts to take action immediately to continue and to expand the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), the national trails assistance program that aids all trail activities nationwide through use of federal non-highway recreational fuel taxes.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Action Alerts
tags: action alerts, federal, funding, recreational trails program (rtp)

posted Oct 17, 2019

The Keys to Making Ambitious Trail Partnerships Work

by Back Country Horsemen of America

Organizations working together can tackle problems and issues that are too large for single organizations to handle.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnership Development
tags: conservation corps, volunteers, partnerships, horses and equestrian trails

published Apr 10, 2019

Economic Impact Analysis of the Kansas City, MO Bicycle Master Plan

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.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Making the Case for Trails, Community Case Studies

published Dec 1, 2013

Atlanta Beltline 2030 Strategic Implementation Plan

The Atlanta BeltLine is one of America’s most ambitious urban transportation and redevelopment programs and is at its core a testament to public, private and community partnership.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnership Development, Value of Trails
tags: trails as transportation

published Jan 1, 2019

Outdoor Recreation in Oregon: Responding to Demographic and Societal Change

by Oregon State Parks

The plan addresses five important demographic and societal changes facing outdoor recreation providers in the coming years including: 1. An aging population; 2. An increasingly diverse population; 3. Lack of youth engagement in outdoor recreation; 4. An underserved low-income population; and 5. The health benefits of physical activity.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Making the Case for Trails, Value of Trails
tags: aging population, diversity, equality and inclusion, health, benefits of trails

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