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Paved Trails - Cumulative Number of Visits

Desired Result: Above Target

Analysis of Performance

Trail user counts were down in the 4th quarter due to continued closure of the Poudre Trail in several locations due to construction projects and flood repairs.

Metric Definition

The total number of people accessing and utilizing the City's paved trails system.

Why Is This Important?

This metric provides an indication of the popularity of trails which, in turn, indicates how well the trail system is meeting the needs of the community.

City Organization Impact on Performance

High - Park Planning and Development influences this metric by providing an accessible, well-planned paved trail system that serves the community's trail commuters and recreational users.

Benchmark Information

This metric contains no benchmark data due to the lack of comparable data. There is no accepted standard for what qualifies as a trail; for example some communities includes paved surfaces within neighborhood parks. There is also no standard method for the calculations used to determine the number of visits.