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The impacts of rail-trails

The impacts of rail-trails

a study of the users and property owners from three trails

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Published by The Program in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trails -- Recreational use -- United States,
  • Landowners -- United States -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStudy of the users and property owners from three trails, Impacts 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 and Trails Conservation Assistance Program, Pennsylvania State University. School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Recreation Management. Leisure Studies Program
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14450169M
    OCLC/WorldCa27478866

    National Park Service. Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program: The Impacts of rail-trails: a study of the users and property owners from three trails / (Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box , N. Capitol Street, Suite , Washington ): The Service, ), also by Roger L. Moore and Restaurant Pennsylvania State. The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a national nonprofit group, now members and in a dozen years has grown from a staff of one to a staff of forty-five. Rail trails, according to Martin J Author: Tony Hiss.

    Page 12 - Rails To Trails_Fall13_ Page 12 - Rails To Trails_Fall13_ reclaimed rail-trails and canal towpaths, the Ohio to Erie Trail was conceived. more than two decades ago as a focal. The Ohio to Erie Trail’s big impact. has impressed Jerry Rampelt, executive. director of the Ohio to Erie Trail Fund. Kapp frequently writes about the impact of, and vast historical and cultural connections made by, America's rail-trails, parks and public lands. Laura Stark is a lead writer and editor for Rails to Trails magazine, responsible for highlighting trails and the people working hard to support them across America.

    No Moore () The Economic Impact of Rail-Trails Three trails Examined economic impact generated by three diverse rail- trails in Iowa, Florida, and California. Impacts were broken down into usersí expenditures related to trail visits. Rail Trails A rail trail is a greenway established along the right of way of a railway corridor. Rail trails are a type of natural recreation corridor. This type of greenway is one of the fastest growing recreation mediums in America. The first rail-trail, The Cathedral Aisle Trail, opened September 1, in Aiken, South Carolina (RTC a).


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[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.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(4). effects of the trail on their crops or animals or area developers who have different ideas for the corridor. But Secrets of Successful Rail-Trails will help overcome any obstacles that arise during your conversion process.

By reading this book, you will learn the three. The purpose of this study is to outline a standardized approach to predicting use and measuring the economic impact of a new The impacts of rail-trails book expanded rail-trail, using an existing rail-trail as an example.

The authors hope that this standardized method will make it easier to develop more accurate use estimates for more trails. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy serves as the national voice for more thanmembers and supporters, more t miles of open rail-trails across the country, and more than 8, miles of potential trails waiting to be built—with a goal of ensuring a better future for America made possible by trails and the connections they inspire.

The Rails-to-Trail Conservancy is the US national organization promoting the creation of Rails-to-Trails, and Rails-to-Trails Florida is their official guidebook. The book describes 17 "top" rails-trails, 6 "more" rail-trails (ones so new that more detail could not be included) and 11 state park trails across the state, each in its own section.4/4(6).

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) was super excited to learn that one of our own, This helpful book is an introduction to converting unused rail and canal corridors into multi-use trails and transform your curiosity into a new hobby.

7Reduce your impact. Rail-trails are the ultimate achieved this year. SinceRails-to-Trails Conservancy has served as the national voice for the rail-trail movement. As the country’s largest trails organization, it’s our job to speak up for trails, showcasing the incredible impact that trails have on strengthening and transforming communities, and elevating the passionate work of trail supporters and advocates.

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Phase I: This phase of corridor assessment includes research on the history of the property and a visual inspection. The Great American Rail-Trail promises an all-new American experience.

Through 12 states and the District of Columbia, the trail will directly serve nearly 50 million people within 50 miles of the route. Consider the economic opportunities and the benefits for communities along the route of a multiuse trail that stretches more than 3, miles.

Meanwhile, there have been signs that the trail’s impact has continued to grow. FromGAP trail towns saw a net gain of 65 new businesses, creating more than jobs. 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.

RTC publishes a series of excellent guidebooks covering rail-trails in various regions of the U.S. "Rail-Trails: Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York" is one of the best of the series. That region is one of the densest rail-trail areas of the country.

This book covers three states and trails totaling 1, miles, in an outstanding /5(45). Rail-Trails' Effects on Property Values 1) Landowners along all three trails reported that their proximity to the trails had not adversely affected the desirability or values of their properties, and along the suburban Lafayette/ Moraga Trail, the majority of owners felt the If you want a great and thorough list of U.S.

rail-trails, this book is a great starting place. It is a comprehensive listing of the current rail-trails out there. It also gives good contact information and generalized locations of the trails.

However, do not expect much of a description of each trail other than the length, surface, and legal uses.4/5(10). The book is divided into sections by state, and there is a map at the beginning of each section to show you where the trails are located, then another map and description for each trail.

Each entry has information about the trailheads, parking, directions, public restrooms, trail length and trail roughness (based on a scale of one to three). This resource book aims to encourage local professionals and citizens to use economic concepts as part of their effort to protect and promote greenways; provide examples of how greenways and parks have benefited local and regional economies, and demonstrate how to determine the potential economic impacts of river, trail, and greenway projects.

Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy’s most popular book is Rail-Trails Northeast: New Jer.

E-BOOK EDITION FREE SAMPLE This is a free sample of Rail Trails Australia’s Victorian Guide Book. You can purchase the full book at CONTENTS v Introductioniii Trip Planning vi Rail trails Australia xi Using and Sharing Rail Trails xii.

Evidence of Many Varieties of Economic Benefits Linked to Trails. by Stuart Macdonald 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.The mission of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.

For 30 years, RTC has been the leader in the national rail-trail movement and is the voice of more thanmembers and supporters. RTC has helped develop more than 1, pathways, transforming more than.The Impact of Rail-Trails: A Study of the Users and Property Owners from Three Trails A study by the National Park Service and Penn.

State University: Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, Moore, Graefe, Gitelson and Porter, February This large study covers three rail trails in Iowa, Florida and California.