Urban Greenways, Trail Characteristics and Trail Use: Implications for Design

  title={Urban Greenways, Trail Characteristics and Trail Use: Implications for Design},
  author={Greg Lindsey and Jeffrey S. Wilson and Jihui ANNE YANG and C. Alexa},
  journal={Journal of Urban Design},
  pages={53 - 79}
This paper illustrates how remote sensing technologies and geographic information systems (GIS) can be used to enhance modelling of urban greenway trail traffic and to draw inferences about the relationships between features of trail design and trail use. Measures of daily trail traffic come from a network of 30 infrared counters deployed over a 33-mile trail system in Indianapolis, Indiana. Among other results, the paper illustrates how Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) data obtained from an… 

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