10 Parks that Changed America

On April 12th at 8pm, WVIZ will air a special 10 Parks That Changed America. It is “the story of 10 visionaries who took open canvases of God-forsaken land, and transformed them into serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life.” This PBS special illustrates the transformative powers of […]

NPS Director: New Reasons To Get Kids Outdoors

National Park Service Director John Jarvis was recently part of a panel on the Diane Rehm Show discussing the importance of getting kids outdoors, and urban parks. Listen to “Environmental Outlook: New Reasons to Get Kids Outdoors” Director Jarvis was in town last July for a “Play, Learn, Serve and Work” announcement at Scranton Flats. […]

“Cycle of Arches” nominated for Vibrant City Award

The “Cycle of Arches” installation by Slavic Village Development is a finalist for a Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Vibrant City Award in the CDC Placemaking Award category. From Freshwater Cleveland– Slavic Village Development – Cycle of Arches The Cycle of Arches installation evokes allusions to nature such as trees or grasses bending in the wind, while nodding […]

Canal Basin Park in the DCA State of Downtown Cleveland

Canal Basin Park is in Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s report “The State of Downtown Cleveland 2015“, the report highlights that Canal Basin Park will be a 20 acre park on the riverfront. DCA’s State of Downtown Report 2015 includes updates on the office, housing, hospitality, retail and transportation markets in Downtown Cleveland.   View the State of Downtown Cleveland 2015 […]

Join Us for the Towpath Tappening, at Great Lakes Brewing 3/9, 4 – 8pm

Learn more about the Towpath Trilogy Race Series Socialize with fellow runners, we’ll have free appetizers and $5 Great Lakes beers Learn more about new offerings in 2016, including fun runs and an overnight bike ride Get the latest developments on the Towpath Trail in Cleveland and Canal Basin Park Meet Trilogy sponsors such as […]

Clean Water and Green Infrastructure

Our friends at Sustainable Cleveland produced this video to celebrate clean water, and to better connect people to their water resources to help restore, conserve and protect this valuable asset. Clean Water and Green Infrastructure from Sustainable Cleveland on Vimeo. This video illustrates how NEORSD, Cleveland Metroparks, Cuyahoga River Restoration, Holden Arboretum and Western Reserve […]

Byway Leadership Training

Canalway Partners recently participated in a Byway Leadership training session for the National Scenic Byway Foundation. Executive Director Tim Donovan and Ohio & Erie Canalway Marketing Director Katie Montgomery presented on how we manage and market the Ohio & Erie Canalway America’s Byway. The class then went out into the field to explore sites along the Byway […]

Senator Portman on the Towpath Trail

Not all fact-finding missions need to go abroad.. On September 12th, Senator Rob Portman was in Cleveland and took a ride on the Towpath Trail and explored the Cleveland Metroparks Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation. The management of Canalway Partners, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition were on hand to discuss some […]

How is the Towpath Trail Extension Project Funded?

The Towpath Trail Extension Project is primarily funded through the Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program. The CMAQ program “was implemented to support surface transportation projects and other related efforts that contribute air quality improvements and provide congestion relief.” The CMAQ funds are used for construction and right of way acquisition. The CMAQ […]