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 […]
Thanks to Jim Ridge of Share the River for this awesome visual of Scranton Flats– this is real *not* a rendering! Today’s Throwback Thursday subject? The impressive change that #ScrantonFlats have undergone in just 2 years! Canalway… Posted by Share the River on Thursday, July 2, 2015
Understand how a trail or greenway can provide communities with public health, economic and transportation benefits, as well as positive effects on community pride and identity. Source: Benefits of Trails | Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Learn more about Scranton Flats, in Stage 4 of the Towpath Trail Extension Project.
Great work by Allen and Cathy Griffin, Flats Forward, the Downtown Cleveland Alliance, and the Port of Cleveland to clean the rust and graffiti from the Settler’s Landing Fountain. Initiatives like this help to keep Cleveland beautiful! Read more from Flats Forward See more photos
Very cool video from Share the River documenting Peregrine Falcons (and the people who watch them) at Scranton Flats. Last weekend we ran into C&C’s Ohio Peregrine Page at Scranton Flats on the #CuyahogaRiver. Bolt & Cuyahoga are the… Posted by Share the River on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 This Falcon was photographed at Scranton Flats […]
Kelly of the Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation talks Take A Hike on Golden Opportunities. Learn more about the free Take A Hike program, which runs five days a week until September 16, 2015.
Thanks to everyone who supported RiverSweep 2015. This year, 919 volunteers cleaned up ten sites in Cleveland neighborhoods such as Tremont, the Flats and Slavic Village. This year, volunteers pulled 54 tons of trash and 389 tires (5 tons.) RiverSweep placed a new emphasis on covering graffiti and cleaned sites in the Flats, on Columbus Road, Train […]
The Ohio & Erie Canalway is a National Heritage Area designated by Congress to help preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first 110 miles of the canal that helped Ohio and our nation grow. Explore the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area Check out the National […]
Cleveland Metroparks has set bridges creating a connection between the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail and the Cleveland Foundation Centennial Trail (formerly known as the Lake Link Trail.) The first segment of the Cleveland Foundation Centennial Trail is scheduled to open this summer, it will connect the 101-Towpath Trail at Scranton Flats to […]