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Eastside Greenway Project
Public Meetings

Released: 12/6/2014
 
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The purpose of the Eastside Greenway is to increase pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in the eastern portion of Cuyahoga County and create a unified network that will serve as an alternative mode of transportation, connecting neighborhoods to employment centers, transit, services and parks and green spaces.
 
The Eastside Greenway planning process is currently underway and a second round of public meetings will be held to share project updates and solicit feedback from the community in early 2015. The same content will be presented at each meeting, so choose the date and location that works best for your schedule.
 
At the meetings, a brief overview of the project area will be provided as well as the results of the completed inventory and analysis. Alternative routes for the greenway network will be presented and the project team will solicit feedback on route alignments as well as route priorities from community members. This feedback will be taken into account as the plan is finalized in the first half of 2015.
 
A third round of community meetings, in which the final greenway network will be presented to the public, will take place in May 2015.
 
More information on the Eastside Greenway can be found on the project's website at www.eastsidegreenway.weebly.com.
 
Upcoming Meeting Dates, Times, and Locations:
This round of meetings will center around route alternatives for the Eastside Greenway.
 
January 28th 2015
Location: Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern in University Circle
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
January 29th 2015
Location: Beachwood Public Library
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
February 2nd 2015
Location: Waterloo Brew in Collinwood
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
February 3rd 2015
Location: University Heights Public Library
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Eastside Greenway Plans to Connect 19 Greater Cleveland Communities with Bike and Pedestrian Paths
 
Imagine living close to a trail system that connects neighborhoods throughout the eastern portion of Cuyahoga County with employment centers, transit, services, parks and green spaces. Imagine walking or biking to school, work, the store, or a park. Imagine being able to bike from the Euclid Creek Reservation to the Shaker Median Trail, or from Rockefeller Park to the North Chagrin Reservation. Imagine the Eastside Greenway.
 
The Eastside Greenway will increase pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in and between the eastern portion of Cleveland and 18 suburbs: East Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights, University Heights, Beachwood, Pepper Pike, Richmond Heights, Highland Heights, Highland Hills, North Randall, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Euclid, South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Bratenahl, Orange Village and Warrensville Heights. Leaders from these cities are working alongside planners and other regional organizations, like the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission, LAND studio, the Cleveland Metroparks, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and Bike Cleveland, to develop a plan for the greenway that can be used to guide the way to implementation.
 
With planning currently underway, the project team will be hosting a second round of public meetings to share project updates and solicit feedback from the community in early 2015 and you are invited. The same content will be presented at each meeting, so choose the date and location that works best for your schedule.
 
At the meetings, a brief overview of the project will be provided as well as the results of the completed inventory and analysis. Alternative routes for the greenway network will be presented and the project team will solicit feedback on route alignments as well as route priorities from community members. This feedback will be taken into account as the plan is finalized in the first half of 2015. A third round of public meetings, in which the final greenway plan will be presented to the public, will take place in May 2015. More information on the Eastside Greenway can be found on the project's website at www.eastsidegreenway.weebly.com.
 

 




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