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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Needs Your Input Multi-use Trail in LouisvilleKy’s A.B. Sawyer Park

Louisville, KY., – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are seeking public input regarding the proposed construction of a multi-use path in A.B. Sawyer Park, a public-use recreational resource protected under Section 4(f) of the Transportation Act of 1966. The general project description is to construct a shared use path through A.B. Sawyer Park from Whipps Mill Road to the Forest Green Greenway. The path will traverse under Hurstbourne Parkway and cross over Middle Fork Beargrass Creek to connect with the existing Forest Green Greenway. The project also provides sidewalk connectivity along Hurstbourne…


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Mayor Fischer Unveils Inaugural Project of Louisville Metro’s Public Art Initiative

Photos from Mayor Fischer’s Twitter page LOUISVILLE, KY.,  – Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled the inaugural project of Louisville Metro’s Public Art Initiative, Connect|Disconnect: A Public Art Experience. The exhibition of five, site-specific installations was created in partnership with Louisville Forward the Commission on Public Art to promote the understanding and enjoyment of public art in Louisville.  Connect|Disconnect is located on the Louisville Loop along the waterfront between 8th and 12th Streets. “Building opportunities for the arts and creative industries, and investing in people and neighborhoods are critical to our city’s quality of life and quality of place,” said Mayor Greg…


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Louisville Loop Fan Launches Campaign for Loop App

Louisville, Ky., – One Louisville man is on a mission to get the Louisville Loop completed and give its wanderers an easy way to take advantage of all the wonders the partially completed thoroughfare offers. All it took was a case of stir-crazy and not having a map. “Last Winter sucked. Like a lot of people, I went stir-crazy and had to get out of the house. In my quest for space to roam, I drove to the far reaches of Floyds Fork Park, walked back into the woods, and stumbled on the Louisville Loop,” said Tom Johnson. “In the dark days of February,…


New Bike/Walk Trail Planned for Beargrass Creek

Funding in place to plan Beargrass Creek Biking/Walking Trail Trail will connect Cherokee Park to Waterfront Park LOUISVILLE, KY (June 18, 2015) – Design work will begin soon on a project to connect Cherokee Park and Waterfront Park via a continuous off-street pathway along Beargrass Creek thanks to donations from the community. Designing a conceptual plan for a walking and biking path connecting two of Louisville’s most significant recreational assets is fully funded. The plan will also evaluate strategies to improve water quality and wildlife habitat along the creek. “This community-funded project is the next step towards building an activity corridor that…