Trails and green space are important community amenities that help to spur economic development. From home owners choosing to live along a park-like trail to bicycle tourists making their way from small town to small town, trails are important community facilities that attract people and dollars. Mounting new evidence discussed in this fact sheet shows an almost universal positive connection between well-designed open spaces and trails and important economic development indicators.

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Published on 04/30/13

Author: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Collection: Benefits of Trails

Type: Fact sheet


Tags: Economic Impact, Active Transportation