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Video: Graduate students demonstrate economic value of trails in Southwest Virginia


Sarah Lyon-Hill at trail in Abingdon. Sarah Lyon-Hill, of Toledo, Ohio, a graduate student studying urban and regional planning in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, was part of the study team; she is shown here at a trail boardwalk in Abingdon.

BLACKSBURG, Va., June 14, 2012 – Advocates for the Virginia Creeper Trail and the New River Trail turned to the Economic Development Studio @ Virginia Tech, an innovative graduate class taught by John Provo, director of Virginia Tech’s Office of Economic Development, for help.

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