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Debbie Njai: Breaking Down Barriers for People of Color in the Outdoors
June 04, 2024
When Black People Who Hike founder Debbie Njai went on a hike with friends in 2020, she didn’t know the trek would change her life.
Debbie Njai sitting - Photo courtesy Black People Who Hike
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The Impact of Trails for People, Places and the Planet Centerpiece of Nationwide Celebration
May 14, 2024
RTC calls on Americans to walk, bike and be active outside in a demonstration of the transformative benefits of trails.
Celebrate Trails Day at REI Co-op’s Flagship Store in Washington, DC | Photo courtesy Brandi Horton
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How Connected Trails Keep Us Active and Well Webinar
April 10, 2024
Join RTC; CDC’s Active People, Healthy Nation initiative; and Special Olympics for a conversation about why trails are critical to our health.
Arkansas' Razorback Regional Greenway | Photo courtesy Experience Fayetteville
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Electric Bicycle (E-bike) Trends, Impacts, and Opportunities: Literature Review Summary
May 01, 2023
FHWA conducted a literature review summarizing existing research on e-bikes trends, impacts, and benefits across eight key topic areas: Ridership trends, Safety, Physical Activity and Health, Accessibility, Equity, Trail Infrastructure and Environment, Energy and Emissions, Freight Use Cases.
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Prescribe-a-Trail Handbook
August 21, 2017
“Prescribe-a-Trail” programs vary, but essentially, they are hour-or-so-long trail walks led by doctors or other clinicians.