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Great Rivers Greenway and the City of St. Louis Announce Bike St. Louis Phase III Construction Underway

Crews creating 40 new miles of street routes for bikes and upgrading 60 miles of existing network

Great Rivers Greenway and the City of St. Louis are pleased to announce that Bike St. Louis Phase III construction is underway. In early September, crews began to add an additional 40 miles of street routes for bicycles and upgrade 60 miles of the existing Bike St. Louis network.

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CityArchRiver Construction Progress Continues

Updated Schedule and Details on Visitor Experience during Construction.

Partner organizations coordinating the CityArchRiver project, a transformational renovation of the Gateway Arch grounds and its surroundings, released an updated construction schedule today that outlines tentative dates for the start and completion of remaining project components.

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Sixth Annual River des Peres Trash Bash Scheduled for October 18th

Last year's volunteers cleared eight tons of debris from rivers and creeks within the River des Peres Watershed in under four hours.

Great Rivers Greenway District, in partnership with the River des Peres Watershed Coalition, Missouri Stream Team, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, and Saint Louis Forward is inviting area residents to join them in their fight to clean up the rivers and creeks within the River des Peres watershed.

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Improvements to North Riverfront Trail and St. Vincent Greenway

Coordinated Cleanup Effort and New Trail Monitor Program Launched in June

If you’ve walked or cycled along the North Riverfront Trail recently, you may have noticed improved trail conditions. After a long cold winter, we’ve been hard at work cleaning up debris and clearing out overgrown trees and shrubbery

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District Hires New Communications Manager

Great Rivers Greenway Welcomes Emma Klues

Great Rivers Greenway is pleased to welcome Emma Klues as Communications Manager. Klues brings a unique combination of nonprofit and digital agency experience.

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New Connector Trail Provides Safe, Easy Access From the River des Peres Greenway to Loughborough Commons and Carondelet Park

Great Rivers Greenway to hold ribbon cutting June 7 to celebrate the opening of the Carondelet Connector

Residents of the region will soon have a safer, off-road trail that connects the River des Peres Greenway, the stores and restaurants of Loughborough Commons and surrounding neighborhoods to Carondelet Park.

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St. Louis Area Residents Invited to Attend Bike Share Open House on Wednesday, May 14th

Great Rivers Greenway seeking input and feedback for St. Louis Bike Share Feasibility Study

The Great Rivers Greenway District, along with partners at St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Metro and others, are leading a study to determine whether or not a bike sharing system is financially and operationally feasible in the St. Louis region.

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Newly Renovated River des Peres Greenway Trail Provides Safe Connections for Residents in St. Louis City and St. Louis County

Three miles of improved trail to open May 8 with CMT Metro Market celebration at the Shrewsbury/Lansdowne MetroLink Station.

Residents of the region who have come to rely on the River des Peres Greenway for recreation and commuting can once again travel the full length of this popular trail.

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New Dardenne Greenway Trail Provides 1.5 Miles of Safe and Accessible Connections for Residents and Students in St. Charles County

Trail to open May 6th with celebration at St. Charles Community College

St. Charles area residents, students and employees now have safe and convenient access to parks, recreation, and a nearby college thanks to a new 1.5-mile trail in Great Rivers Greenway’s trail system. The new Dardenne Greenway Trail at St. Charles Community College in Cottleville is set to officially open on Tuesday, May 6, and will link together two existing sections of the Dardenne Greenway in Cottleville and St. Peters, as well as multiple existing trails in nearby parks—creating nearly five miles of continuous connectivity.

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Proposition P, the Safe and Accessible Arch and Public Parks Inititative: One Year Later

This April marks one year since the voters of St. Louis City and St. Louis County approved Proposition P, the Safe and Accessible Arch and Public Parks Initiative.

As stewards of a large portion of the funds generated from this ballot measure, the Great Rivers Greenway District is pleased to provide an update on the progress made over the last 12 months on several Prop P-funded projects that are already making the St. Louis region a better place to live.

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