Paved Trails - Number of Visits
- Analysis of Performance
- Metric Definition
- Why Is This Important?
- City Organization Impact on Performance
- Benchmark Information
Analysis of Performance
The September flood still had some lingering effects on trail users along the Poudre Trail at Martinez Park and also the Lemay Avenue access. The closure of the railroad underpass at Creekside Park continued to impact trail users along the Spring Creek Trail at Creekside Park and Lilac Park.
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.
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.