It’s not just about new paved bike lanes. Trails also go a long way towards making a bike-friendly city, says the Louisville chapter of the Kentucky Mountain Bike Association. Billy Davis of KyMBA Louisville recently presented his vision for a mountain-bike-friendly Louisville at Pecha Kucha Night #6 on December 7 at the 21c.
Plans call for creating over 100 miles of new sustainable trails all around the city to create the largest urban trail system in the east and one of the largest in the country. According to KyMBA Louisville:
Louisville, Kentucky is blessed with a wonderful park system and that is what sets us apart. As a community how do we leverage our green spaces to truly improve our quality of life and help Louisville be a more competitive city. Our answer is to realize an urban trail system that will put Louisville on the map as a major off road trail destination.
[ Via On Your Left Cycles. ]