Public and Non-Profit Strategies for Long-Term Vision Implementation
The City of Louisville has undertaken an ambitious trail development program for their 100-mile Louisville Loop.
Presenters: Ron Taylor, Principal, Taylor Siefker Williams Design Group; Charles Neer, Landscape Architect, Wallace Roberts and Todd, LLC
The City of Louisville has undertaken an ambitious trail development program for their 100-mile Louisville Loop. Building upon the rich Olmsted-planned legacy imprinted upon the city in the late 1800s, the city is working to create the Loop to provide connectivity throughout the city, provide health and recreational opportunities, and to promote economic development. Given the size and complexity of the project includes several different partnerships and funding options, including public-private partnerships.
On average, the majority of survey respondents disapprove of e-bikes being allowed on the trail. This remains true across the board for each of the major user groups; however, mountain bike rider respondents are less likely to disapprove of allowing e-bikes on non-motorized trails and equestrian respondents are more likely to disapprove.
On October 22, 2020 U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced 30 new national recreation trails in 25 states, adding more than 1,275 miles to the National Trails System.
With this document, the Dakota County Greenway Collaborative takes the approach used in roadbuilding and applies it to creating a countywide network of greenways.
Times of crisis challenge social sector leaders in extraordinary ways. The unprecedented circumstances brought forth by COVID-19 and recent acts of police brutality call on each of us to individually reflect, collectively support, and intentionally adapt our work to meet the urgent needs of this moment.