Ohio & Erie Canalway Association Awards $363,000 in Grant Funding

The Strategic Initiative program funds enhancements to the Towpath Trail and Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area The Ohio & Erie Canalway Association (OECA) will award $363,000 in Strategic Initiative funds to 14 organizations for projects and programs within the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area. The OECA Strategic Initiative Program is a […]

Read with a Ranger

“Too Many Moose” is November’s Read with a Ranger book selection. Read with a Ranger is a community outreach program of Cuyahoga Valley National Park that promotes literacy, while making students more comfortable with the natural world and animals. This Pre-K to 2nd grade program happens in 16 schools and community centers in the cities […]

50 Years of the National Historic Preservation Act

2016 is the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the first national policy governing preservation. The act was signed into law by Lyndon B. Johnson after a period of rapid change in the United States that saw many historic buildings razed, such as the original Penn Station. The National Historic Preservation Act: Created the National […]

Cleveland Selected as a Focus City for the Every Kid in a Park Program

Press release from Cuyahoga Valley National Park- Cuyahoga Valley National Park Receives $210,000 Field Trip Grant from the National Park Foundation Cleveland is one of nine cities across the country that was selected by the National Park Foundation to serve as a focus city for the Every Kid in a Park Program. This national program […]

Industrial Heartland Trails Update, Nov. 2016

Recently representatives from Canalway Partners and the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition attended the “Industrial Heartland Trails Summit” hosted by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, National Park Service and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. The Industrial Heartland Trail Network is an “envisioned trail network which will span 48 counties across four states, running through western Pennsylvania, northern West […]

Janette Sadik-Khan at the City Club

Janette Sadik-Khan, former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation and author of Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution, recently spoke at the Cleveland City Club. The topic was the role transportation plays in improving the quality of life in cities. Innovations such as bike lanes, creative placemaking and pedestrian connections are all discussed. […]