Cleveland Foundation Centennial Trail

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 […]

Broadway Slavic Village Gateway Public Art

The Ohio & Erie Canalway Association awarded funds to the Broadway Slavic Village Development Corporation as part of its Strategic Grants Program to create “Cycle of Arches”, the public art piece at E.49th and Broadway in Cleveland. The public art, by Johnathan Kurtz, is positioned along the designated Ohio & Erie Canalway America’s Byway and serves as […]

Where can I learn more about bike lanes in Cleveland?

At Canalway Partners, we often get asked if specific Cleveland streets will be getting bike lanes. A great source for answers is the City of Cleveland’s online geographic information system (GIS) for their Bikeway Master Plan. Users can search an interactive map for existing and future bike lanes here- Additional information can be found on the site for Cleveland […]

Planners Want Towpath to Link into 1,600-mile, Five-State Trail System

From the Akron Beacon Journal– Imagine the beloved Towpath Trail hopped up on steroids. That’s one way to describe a brash, over-the-top vision that trail advocates are pushing in Ohio and four other states to boost economic development. The envisioned interconnected trail system would cover nearly 1,600 miles in Ohio, western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, […]

Clean Ohio Grants

Canalway Partners worked closely with representatives from the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County to prepare the County’s recently submitted applications for Clean Ohio Funding. The County has submitted applications for Green Space Conservation and Recreational Trails grants for different aspects of Stage 3 of the Towpath Trail Extension Project. The Clean Ohio Fund “restores, […]

2014 Year in Review & a Glimpse at 2015

2014 was quite a year for us and the Towpath Trail in Cleveland. Our organization, formerly known as Ohio Canal Corridor, rebranded as Canalway Partners. Our new name better reflects how we work through grassroots partnerships and collaborations between residents, local businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Along with the new name and logo, we launched […]

Towpath Trail Media Coverage in 2014

There was a lot of great coverage of Scranton Flats and Towpath Trail in Cleveland developments in 2014, here are some highlights. Cleveland’s excellent new Scranton/Flats trail, to be dedicated July 7, could encourage completion of the Towpath Trail; Cleveland Plain Dealer 7/7/14 Towpath Trail Tales; WCPN Sound of Ideas 7/7/14 Designs for […]

Towpath Trail Open House in Tremont

Over 150 people came out to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church on November 6th to meet with representatives from the Towpath Trail Management Committee and give feedback on the future plans for the Towpath Trail in Cleveland. The Towpath Trail Extension Project will connect Downtown Cleveland to the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, an off-road […]