Trails and Greenways for Livable Communities

by the Trails and Greenways Clearinghouse

To counteract the effects of sprawling development, many communities use trails and greenways to curb ill-planned growth and preserve ecologically important areas. The result is a higher quality of life, a healthier environment, and more livable communities.

 

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The Third Mode Bonus Chapters: Progress in Walking, Bicycling, and Micromobility for Transportation

Jan 18, 2024

A decade after initial publication, The Third Mode author will provide an update to discuss recent accomplishments that tie into the central concept of “the third mode” including his co-founding of Citi Bike, building the Empire State Trail, and recently developing re:Charge-e for e-bikes/scooters.

Making Meaningful Spaces: A Brief Survey of Integrative Active Transportation

Jan 21, 2021

Learn about best practices in active transportation placemaking projects and programs.

More resources in this category

STEP IT UP! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

posted Jan 22, 2024

The Call to Action provides strategies that communities can use to support walking, which we hope will result in long-lasting changes to improve the health and health care of Americans today and of the generations that follow.

Winter Placemaking Guide

posted Jan 2, 2024

The Winter Placemaking Guide is dedicated to community leaders, policymakers and all types of community changemakers who seek to improve their surroundings during the winter season.

Walk Audit ToolKit

posted Oct 25, 2023

A self-service guide for assessing a community’s walkability.

The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit

posted Oct 18, 2023

Projects that inspire change — and improve communities for people of all ages


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