Promoting Trails &
Greenways in Indiana

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bicycle riders on a trail

We celebrated these trail heroes during our recent Greenways Foundation Luncheon:

Outstanding Public Official: Steve Morris — Director of the Division of Outdoor Recreation, IDNR (retired)

Outstanding Trail Advocate: Bill Adams

Outstanding Trail Group: Noble Trails — Kendallville

Outstanding Corporation: Fort Wayne Outfitters & Don Hall’s Catering

Outstanding Trail Project: Oak Savannah Trail Extension, Town of Griffith

Outstanding Local Government: Allen County Government

Greenways Foundation Legacy Award: Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) — Merrillville

Individual stories will be posted soon.

Report Cards: Safe Routes to Schools

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership and the Y have released a report that shows current progress on creating safe routes for school children. The report also can help state leaders and decision makers set priorities for transportation investments, resources, and policies that support walkable communities.

See how Indiana is performing (spoiler: overall, pretty well but needs improvement in some areas). 2018 State Report Cards.

Michigan awards $4 million for trails

bicyclist on trail

The Michigan legislature appropriated funds for trail development in three counties, reflecting a “recognition of Michigan as the number one trails state in the country,” according to the Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance.

Michigan Trails commends legislature for providing over $4 million in trail funding, Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance, June 14, 2018

Update: Nickel Plate corridor

downtown trail

The Federal Surface Transportation Board has given a green light to Fishers, Noblesville and Hamilton County to develop a Nickel Plate Trail on the corridor running through their communities. Fishers is eager to do so.

Feds give Fishers, Noblesville green light to convert rail to trail, by Samm Quinn, Indianapolis Business Journal, May 31, 2018