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2021 - Biking News

New Bike Lanes on Kilburn

Posted 9/16/2020

The first phase of the new bike lanes on Kilburn Rd. in Richfield Twp. have been completed. The new lanes start at the Secor Metropark entrance on Central Ave. and continue to Sylvania Ave. with plans to eventually reach the existing bike path on Sylvania-Metamora.

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Toledo Riverfront Project Update

Posted 12/20/2019

When it opens next fall, Phase 1 of Glass City Metropark will have trails, a boardwalk extending over the water, a new rental facility with a green roof and observation area, and a large event lawn. A bike/pedestrian bridge over Main Street will connect the new Metropark with International Park. Still more amenities are envisioned for future phases.

For more information check out the Toledo Metroparks website!

Swan Creek Trail Extension

Posted 12/13/2019

Metroparks Toledo is proposing to construct a 10-foot-wide, shared-use path beginning at the existing Swan Creek Preserve parking lot off Airport Highway to Byrne Road. This is part of a larger plan to connect Maumee, Ohio with Swan Creek and the UT Medical Center. Check out the map and submit comments or questions at the Swan Creek Trail Extension blog page.

How Other Cities Deal With Riding in the Winter

Posted 11/13/2019

Have you ever though of riding to work in the winter? Nearly half of all journeys to school and work in Copenhagen take place on bicycles, even in the winter. The citizens of Copenhagen have adapted bicycles to carry groceries, children, and other essentials. Natalie Gulsrud, a resident of Copenhagen, said “People here say there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.”  Read more about this in the New York Times article.