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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 [...]

What's Up AVL

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 [...]

City of Asheville announces projects funded by BCTDA Tourism Product Development Fund

The City of Asheville is pleased to announce projects that have received funding from the BCTDA Tourism Product Development Fund. Funding was announced at the Tourism Development Authority Board meeting on October 26. All four of the city’s applications received funding, with the top three priorities receiving funding at 100% of the requested amount. [...]

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Fall for Asheville Parks & Recreation – and receive a gift!

Out-of-towners like to speculate when fall foliage will peak in Asheville to plan a visit. For locals, the beauty of living in the Blue Ridge Mountains means the chance to enjoy a regional show of bright yellow, burnt orange, and vibrant purple hues that can last six to eight weeks. That span is shorter in [...]

City of Asheville announces Biltmore Avenue Striping Plan

City of Asheville will take a phased approach to the addition of bike lanes on Biltmore Ave.   Addressing the public at City Council on August 23, City Manager Debra Campbell took time to clarify the delay to the plan and steps forward for the Biltmore restriping project, but also reiterated the City’s commitment [...]

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