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2017 Northwest Arkansas Trail Usage Monitoring Report

March 26, 2018
A trail user count was conducted by San Diego State University between May and July of 2017

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The study showed that average daily weekday bicycle volumes per study site increased by about 32% between 2015 and 2017, from 142 daily cyclists to 187 cyclists per site on average; and by about 14% on weekends, from 296 cyclists to 336 cyclists. The estimated average annual bicycle volumes per study site grew between 2015 and 2017 by 24%, from about 67,700 to 83,700 cyclists per year per site. During this same period, about 34 miles of new multi-use path were constructed, along with about 77 miles of natural surface trails network, 0.5 miles of bike lane, about 1 mile of neighborhood path, and 0.5 miles of shared roadway facility.
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