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.
This paper outlines ways to achieve two key goals: First, to create career paths for young people; and secondly, to improve the U.S.’ ability to counter, and adapt to climate change, especially in communities that have suffered from environmental injustices.
This updated Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned report documents how the state of the practice, perspectives, and context for rails-with-trails have evolved since 2002 and includes updated effective practices.
The Beerline Trail Neighborhood Development Project was created to ensure the next phases of trail development serve the needs of the community.
Understanding Federal Funding for Natural Surface Trails