Riverfront Commons http://wvxu.org en Walking and bike path to connect Northern Kentucky communities http://wvxu.org/post/walking-and-bike-path-connect-northern-kentucky-communities <p>The first phase of a six-city walking and bike trail in Kentucky along the Ohio River is now open.</p><p>Southbank Partners President Jack Moreland says eventually the 11.5 mile trail called Riverfront Commons will extend from Ft. Thomas to Ludlow.</p><p>"People are beginning to want to come back to the urban core to live," says Moreland. "Apartments are being built... primarily for young professionals... They want to walk. They want to bike. They want to be close to amenities so they don't have to get in their cars and drive 30 miles to the mall."</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:20:05 +0000 Tana Weingartner 28157 at http://wvxu.org Walking and bike path to connect Northern Kentucky communities Riverfront development plan aims to connect Southbank cities http://wvxu.org/post/riverfront-development-plan-aims-connect-southbank-cities <p>An 11-mile walking and biking trail is the centerpiece of a new economic development plan unveiled Thursday for Northern Kentucky's riverfront.&nbsp; Southbank Partners President Jack Moreland says Riverfront Commons would link six cities from Fort Thomas to Ludlow as part of Imagination 2020.</p><p>He says the trail would use a series of intersections called nodes to connect with places in each community.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 19:09:01 +0000 Mark Heyne 6584 at http://wvxu.org Riverfront development plan aims to connect Southbank cities