Bike Trails Give Big Boost to Philly Real Estate

The Hiking, Biking and Recreation Trail of Greater Philadelphia — Visit Philadelphia — visitphilly.com
The Hiking, Biking and Recreation Trail of Greater Philadelphia — Visit Philadelphia — visitphilly.com

Yet another report, this one from Philadelphia, showing the positive boost in real estate values from easy access to cycling facilities.  Parking is still important, yet falls behind proximity to active transportation.  The report highlights the lifestyle and economic advantages to the city that stem from embracing and investing in trails and cycling.

Note to Brockvillians: Yes this is a US report from a big city. Yet the trend is continent wide and big cities are nothing more than collections of Brockville-sized districts showing the same trends.
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Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.