January Newsletter

Coastal Planning Identifies Range of Costs Based on Trail Type

Coastal Planning Identifies Range of Costs Based on Trail Type

Thanks to a significant planning grant from the Tillamook County Transient Lodging Tax Facilities program, the Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency (STIA) and project partners have a much clearer understanding of what it will take to build the coastal segment of the Salmonberry Trail, from the unincorporated community of Mohler though the cities of Wheeler, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi and Bay City, a distance of 23 miles.

Rail-Trail Projects Like Sbt Bring Real Benefit To Trail Communities And Region

Rail-Trail Projects Like Sbt Bring Real Benefit To Trail Communities And Region

An abundance of case studies on rail-trail projects across the nation clearly show the positive economic connection between trail use and local economies. The Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency (STIA) is preparing to study and document this connection in communities along the trail, and to examine other social and health benefits as a way of describing the Salmonberry Trail’s potential impact in the region.