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posted May 30, 2018

Mountain Bicycling in Wisconsin Surveyed and Analyzed

Survey of mountain biking users from the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) trail system located in northwestern Wisconsin.

categories: user surveys
tags: sustainable trails, risk management, safety, cost, user surveys

published Jun 3, 2000

Ridge to River Trail System Users Survey

Why a survey? Know your customer. This adage applies to both the public and private sectors. By better understanding the trail user: where they live; how they get to the trails; how they use the trails; what they enjoy; and their general level of satisfaction; we can better allocate scarce resources.

categories: user surveys
tags: funding, planning, user surveys

posted Apr 3, 2018

Clear Creek Trail User Survey

Findings indicate that the placement of trails in areas where people can access them increases community physical activity levels.

categories: user surveys
tags: healthcare, user surveys

posted Apr 3, 2018

Sand Creek Greenway: Trail User Survey Report

A survey on the urban trail through Denver, Commerce City, and Aurora, Colorado, indicated a lot of satisfaction among greenway users as well as suggestions for improvement.

categories: user surveys
tags: greenways and open space, user surveys, planning

published Jun 1, 2002

Heritage Rail Trail County Park User Survey and Economic Impact Analysis

This analysis compares the original Users Survey taken in the spring of 1999 with a follow-up study conducted in 2001. The comparison measures any changes in usage behavior.

categories: user surveys
tags: historic, parks, user surveys

posted Mar 5, 2018

Every Mile Counts: Economic Analysis of 2008 New York Trail User Surveys

Surveys were undertaken on eight shared-use trails to see who uses these trails, how far they travel to a trail, and what they spend and on what items.

categories: user surveys
tags: travel & tourism, user surveys

posted Feb 5, 2020

Ashuwilticook Rail Trail Abutter Survey

This survey will not only aid Trail managers and local officials in managing the existing trail and its users, but aid future planners in locating and designing trails that maximize benefits while reducing impacts.

categories: user surveys
tags: user surveys

published Dec 24, 2011

Trail User Demographics, Physical Activity Behaviors, and Perceptions of a Newly Constructed Greenway Trail

To better understand and promote physical activity on a newly constructed trail, the present study examined the demographic characteristics and physical activity behaviors of trail users

categories: user surveys
tags: benefits of trails, health, user surveys

posted Dec 11, 2019

2015 Pennsylvania and Western Maryland Trail Survey

The Trail Town ProgramĀ® is an initiative of The Progress Fund working in small rural towns across western Pennsylvania and western Maryland

categories: user surveys
tags: user surveys

posted Dec 11, 2019

Trail User Survey Workbook

by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

RTC's guide to conducting a survey, including sample surveys and methods.

categories: user surveys
tags: user surveys, planning, counting trail users