Reclaiming Cleveland

Urban Trails in a (Former) Rust-Belt City

Two key projects in revitalizing Cleveland are the Centennial Trail Lake Link and the "Re-Connecting Cleveland: Pathways to Opportunity" TIGER grant project.

Presenters: Sara Byrnes Maier, Cleveland Metroparks; James Kastelic, Maxine Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University

This presentation includes planning and consortium building efforts that provided the necessary interest and momentum for these projects; implementation and assembly of funding from philanthropic, local, state, and federal sources; and the realities of designing and building urban trails.

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