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Project to enhance Hominy Creek Greenway sustainability and accessibility will temporarily close trailhead, parking lot

A trail project on the Hominy Creek Greenway is expected to begin on Monday, March 18. This project will close a section of the greenway and the parking lot at the Sand Hill Road trailhead. The closure will last approximately 1-2 weeks.  This project aims to enhance sustainability and accessibility along the greenway by elevating and [...]

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Join Transportation staff at Let’s Talk Transportation in March

Are you curious about the transportation initiatives happening in our community? Do you want to learn more about the upcoming projects that will shape our city’s infrastructure? Well, mark your calendars because we’re inviting you to a series of drop-in office hours where you can do just that! At Let’s Talk Transportation you will have the [...]

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Get moving with Asheville’s hiking, walking and rolling clubs

Actor and comedian Robin Williams said, “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” As the season officially arrives on March 19, the return of flower blooms and green leaves to Asheville make epic decorations for outdoor parties. Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) hosts a number of opportunities to hike, backpack, roll, or walk [...]

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The City of Asheville seeks community input on the Reed Creek Greenway Feasibility Study

The City of Asheville seeks community input on potential routes for the Reed Creek Greenway Feasibility Study. The study evaluates routes along roadways and off-road corridors and to determine the preferred route. The study will also develop cost estimates and an implementation plan to construct the greenway.  Your feedback is incredibly valuable and will provide [...]

2023 NC Year of the Trail August Events

The City of Asheville’s River Arts District will be the backdrop of two greenway events in August.  The City of Asheville is proud to work with community partners, RiverLink, Land of Sky Regional Council and Connect Buncombe as they celebrate greenways for our community.  To celebrate our partners’ events, we will declare them to be [...]

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Who’s up this week on What’s up AVL! – Transportation staff members Lucy Crown and Anna Sexton

The City of Asheville’s bi-monthly radio show allows the community to take a deep dive with City of Asheville staff and departments. Learn about different departments and what projects are taking place in your community. This week, the City of Asheville host Sam Parada sat down with City of Asheville Transportation Planning Manager Lucy Crown and Urban [...]

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Get outdoors in April with Asheville Parks & Recreation

Thanks to comfortable temperatures and ample options for outdoor adventures, U.S. News & World Report recently named Asheville one of the top destinations in the world to visit in spring. Coming as no surprise to those who live here, April is a great time to explore the city. The outdoor experts at [...]

Celebrate Year of the Trail on Take a Walk Outdoors Day, January 20

Are you ready for the Year of the Trail, a celebration of North Carolina’s vast and diverse collection trails encouraging all of us to recognize our role as champions of these special resources? With events throughout 2023 in all 100 counties, the initiative is strengthened by communities like Asheville joining the effort [...]