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Impacts of rail-trails

Impacts of rail-trails

a study of the users and property owners from three trails

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Published by The Service in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37127, 800 N. Capitol Street, Suite 490, Washington 20013-7127) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trails -- United States -- Recreational use.,
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesImpacts of rail trails.
    Statementby Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, National Park Service ; in cooperation with Leisure Studies Program, School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Recreation Management, the Pennsylvania State University ; authors Roger L. Moore ... [et. al.].
    ContributionsMoore, Roger L., United States. National Park Service. Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program., Pennsylvania State University. School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Recreation Management. Leisure Studies Program.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18054098M

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The Rail Trails Australia website is a good source of local information. about trails in Australia. New Zealand. A number of rail trails have been established through New Zealand; the best known are the Hauraki Rail Trail (linking Thames, Paeroa, Te Aroha and Waikino/Waihi), Otago Central Impacts of rail-trails book Trail and the Little River Rail Trail.

Get this from a library. The impacts of rail-trails: a study of the users and property owners from three trails. [Roger L Moore; United States.

National Park Service. Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program.; Pennsylvania State University. School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Recreation Management. Leisure Studies Program.;] -- A study conducted by U.S.

Department of the Interior. Evidence of Many Varieties of Economic Benefits Linked to Trails. Trails and greenways impact our economy through tourism, events, urban redevelopment, community improvement, property values, health care costs, jobs and investment, and general consumer spending.

Dec 31,  · With minimal research, a plethora of case studies and economic impact statements are available for review and analysis. The economic impacts of comprehensive trail systems exemplifies the proven assertion that trails bring new business and economic life to.

There are many rail trails currently in use or in planning stages across the US. Below is a list of some of the studies and related materials which may be useful in understanding the issues and how other rail trail efforts have addressed these issues.

Impacts of Rail-Trails, A Study of Users and Nearby Property Owners from Three Trails. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program. For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DCISBN Washington County.

Western Maryland Rail Trail c/o Fort Frederick State Park Fort Frederick Road Big Pool MD Contact: Hours: Sunrise to Sunset The Western Maryland Rail Trail (WMRT) is about 28 miles long and parallels the C&O Canal Towpath for its entire length.

Low Impact Experiences: Developing Successful Rail Trail Tourism 9 Downloaded by [La Trobe University] at 24 April allowing rail trail cyclists to purchase refreshments, and / or book. This paper presents a contribution to this gap, proposing a model of rail trails as tourism products in an attempt to provide a conceptual basis for rail trail management, planning and research.

The Elroy-Sparta State Trail in Sparta Wisconsin was one of the nation’s first rail trails, and since its opening in the s, several other rail trails have opened in the area.

The trail boaststousers each year, many from out of state. Nevertheless, communities developing rail-trails occasionally have to deal with known, potential or perceived contamination along the corridor. Fortunately, contamination does not necessarily prevent the development of rail-trails as long as appropriate steps are taken to ensure safety to trail users.

This study examined the economic impacts generated by three diverse rail-trails in Iowa, Florida, and California, USA. Economic impacts were broken down into users' direct expenditures related to their trail visits, and users' expenditures on more durable items related to their ongoing trail use.

The findings indicated that the trails resulted in modest economic gains for the trail communities Cited by: 8. Nonetheless, theirs is a useful starting point in understanding the wide variety of trails that are used by tourists and recreationists. Their typology, which includes traditional backcountry trails, recreational greenway trails, multi-use trails, water trails, and rail-trails, will be examined in.

Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program: The impacts of rail-trails: a study of the users and property owners from three trails / (Washington, DC: Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, National Park Service, ), also by Roger L. Moore and Restaurant Pennsylvania State University.

School of Hotel (page images at. Mar 20,  · Ticket to ride rails & sails is the new installment in this best-selling train adventure series.

Players collect cards of various types (trains and ships) that enable them to claim railway and sea routes on a nicely illustrated double-sided board, featuring the world map on one side and the great lakes of North America on the other/5().

The meeting discussed support to advocate on behalf of the region, for the development of rail trails to become part of the fire recovery plan to create jobs, stimulate local economies and deliver long-term sustainabilty and quality of life outcomes through cycle tourism.5/5(1).

The study conducted research on trail use levels, trail management, economic impacts, property values, and attitudes toward trails 11/30/ Nebraska Rural Trails: Three Studies of Trail Impact: safety, property values, and community quality of life.

Three rural rail-trails (the Cowboy, MoPac. The impacts of rail-trails: a study of the users and property owners from three trails / (Washington, DC: Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, National Park Service, ), by Roger L.

Moore, Restaurant Pennsylvania State University. School of Hotel, and Trails United States. “Economic Impacts of Protecting Rivers, Trails and Greenway Corridors: A Resource Book, • In Denver, Colorado, 73% of real estate agents believe that homes adjacent to trails are easier to sell.

• Trails are the most desirable amenity, with 52% of active and other seniors saying that nearby Overview Transportation: Provide off-street.

-Rail Trails (2 areas): $ million in spending -State Forests (6 areas): $ million in spending Economic significance (a.k.a. economic activity) and economic impacts are also calculated for each park location: For instance, Blackwater Falls attractedvisitors, spending $ million in West Virginia during their visits.

Studies on the Impacts of Rail Trails around the World. Angus & Associates (). Final report: New Zealand Cycle Trail Evaluation – Four Cycle Trail Case Studies.The Impacts of Rail Trails: A Study of Users and Nearby Property Owners from Three Trails National Park Service.

National Bicycling and Walking Study: Transportation Choices for a Changing America US Department of Transportation. Ryan, Karen-Lee and Julie A Winterich, Ed.

Secrets of Successful Rail Trails.Outdoor recreation net benefits of rail-trails Journal of Leisure Research, 27(4), – Book review of Influencing human behavior: Theory and applications in recreation, tourism, and natural resources management The impacts of rail-trails: A study of the users and property owners from three trails Moore, R.

L., Graefe, A. R.