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See solutions and ideas for trails and greenways at www.AmericanTrails.org/resources


 fishing in 2015, including 3.4 million Hispanics


 African-American, the majority of whom are also millennials


- lion a year to the national economy


- ticipated in snow sports including cross country skiing and snowshoeing


- lion, and average use is up 10%


Download the report at http://atfiles.org/ files/pdf/ARC-2017.pdf.


Strategic agenda for


bike/ped investment Federal funding for pedestrian and bicycle transportation has increased from $113 million in 1994 to a peak of $1.2 billion in 2009; funding for 2014 was $820 million. The Federal Highway Administration developed a Strategic Agenda for Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation to guide planning, design, and safety resources, foster pub- lic participation, and ensure accessibility.


The agenda can be downloaded at http:// atfiles.org/files/pdf/fhwa-agenda16.pdf.


Positive outlook seen


for outdoor recreation Outdoor recreation contributes $650


billion to the American economy, and supports tens of millions of jobs. According to the American Recreation Coalition’s new report Outdoor Recreation Outlook 2017, those num- bers are only expected to grow. Most components of the recreation


industry reported significant gains in 2016 and the general outlook for the industry in 2017 is optimistic. Key items 


 3.9% over 2015, an increase of 9.7 mil- lion visits


 park operations increased by 25.3% ($159 million)


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