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GOOD Ideas for Cities: Transforming Urban Trail Wayfinding

How to increase traffic on urban hiking and biking trails? Show how they fit into the larger transportation network with a transit-influenced map.

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Like many American cities, Dallas has invested in the health of its residents with a series of recreational hiking and biking trails. But without a comprehensive mapping and wayfinding system, the trails are all but invisible to a large portion of residents. How to increase activity on these vital recreational corridors? As part of GOOD Ideas for Cities Dallas, the Connect the Dots team found a way to not only make these hiking and biking trails more visible, they discovered a simple solution that would make the trails more useful to Dallas residents on a daily basis.

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