THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE CONFERENCE A SUCCESS
Thank you for making our 3rd Biennial Conference the best yet! If you joined us, we hope you found the sessions worthwhile and were able to make the most of sharing and networking opportunities. We value your participation—especially now as we begin planning for 2016. Watch for a June 2016 date announcement soon! We invite you to share your thoughts and ideas (firstname.lastname@example.org). Selected presentations are now available. Thanks to our presenters, sponsors and donors and everyone that made the event possible.
"Trail and greenway planners envision a greener, healthier, more connected future for Cuyahoga County," Steven Litt, cleveland.com: June 13, 2014; The Plain Dealer: June 16, 2014.
"Two Summit County trail projects win awards from Greater Cleveland conference," Beacon Journal staff writer, The Akron Beacon Journal • Ohio.com: June 13, 2014.
"Awards highlight Greater Cleveland's expanding network of trails," Steven Litt, cleveland.com: June 28, 2014 • The Plain Dealer: June 30, 2014.
Mark Fenton, national walking advocate and expert, 5-time member of the U.S. national race walking team, author, and former host of the PBS series "America's Walking," gave the opening plenary (see Proceedings).
Trails & Greenways: A priority for Greater Cleveland:
Recognizing the value of trails and greenways as Pathways to Healthy Communities, decision makers, planners and practitioners, and trail advocates from around Greater Cleveland gathered on June 12th, 2014 in Mayfield Village, Ohio to share ideas, discover new tools, and set the stage to transform plans and concepts into successfully completed projects.
Building on feedback from the successful 2010 and 2012 Conferences, the 2014 event included expert speakers, topic panels, peer learning, open discussions, and networking opportunities. In 2014 we welcomed one of the nation's foremost authorities and advocates for walkable communities, public health issues, and the need for community, environmental, and public-policy initiatives, Mark Fenton.
The 2014 Conference provided an opportunity for professionals, trail & greenway advocates, community leaders, and tourism & business interests to:
The Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Open House Reception and Trails Recognition Showcase followed - more info here!