Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference


2016 Conference Thursday, June 2 in Brecksville


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 are planning for 2016. We invite you to share your thoughts and ideas ( Selected presentations are still available as well as the Trails Recognition Showcase. Here is what the media said:

"Trail and greenway planners envision a greener, healthier, more connected future for Cuyahoga County," Steven Litt, 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 • June 13, 2014.

"Awards highlight Greater Cleveland's expanding network of trails," Steven Litt, June 28, 2014 • The Plain Dealer: June 30, 2014.

Thanks to our presenters, sponsors and donors and everyone that made the event possible.


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: