Riverfront Commons

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3:20 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Walking and bike path to connect Northern Kentucky communities

The black pedestrian bridge now connects walkers and bikers to the Purple People Bridge. It's part of the Riverfront Commons path.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

The first phase of a six-city walking and bike trail in Kentucky along the Ohio River is now open.

Southbank Partners President Jack Moreland says eventually the 11.5 mile trail called Riverfront Commons will extend from Ft. Thomas to Ludlow.

"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."

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Local News
2:09 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Riverfront development plan aims to connect Southbank cities

An 11-mile walking and biking trail is the centerpiece of a new economic development plan unveiled Thursday for Northern Kentucky's riverfront.  Southbank Partners President Jack Moreland says Riverfront Commons would link six cities from Fort Thomas to Ludlow as part of Imagination 2020.

He says the trail would use a series of intersections called nodes to connect with places in each community.

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