Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference

2016 TRAIL PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS SHOWCASE

SHOWCASE 2016: SUBMISSIONS AND RECOGNITIONS

The Showcase is an opportunity for municipalities, non-profits, park systems and for profit enterprises to highlight their accomplishme nts and share “Best Practices” on the development and construction of trails, bike lanes and re lated facilities as well as very creative programming conducted on these facilities.In 2016 there were thirty-six nominations from seven counties, sixteen mu nicipalities & neighborhoods, four park systems, nineteen non-profit organizations, and eleven for-profit organizations. Thank you to all organizations that submitted a project or program. Download the booklet.

This Recognition and Awards program:

See the news article:
Summit Metro Parks’ Freedom Trail, Barberton’s Magic Mile win top trail awards
by Bob Downing, Ohio.com/Akron Beacon Journal, Jun 3, 2016.

PROJECTS category –2016 SUBMISSIONS

PROGRAMS category – 2016 SUBMISSIONS

Any regular, sponsored activity on a trail or bike lane for:

RECOGNITIONS – 2016 SILVER STARS, GOLD MEDALS, PLATINUM STANDARD

It was challenging for the Selection Panel to select the most notable recognitions. The focus was on nominations which:

Recognition Panel:

Michael Christoff, Architect, VOCON
Bob Downing, Reporter-Blogger, Akron Beacon Journal
Carrie Handy, Director of Planning and Development, City of Oberlin
Jeff Jameyson, Outreach Program Manager, Cleveland Clinic
John Mitterholzer, Senior Program Manager For The Environment, Gund Foundation
Eric Oberg, Director of Trail Development, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Midwest Regional Office
Dan Rice, Chief Executive Officer, Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition
Michael Schipper, Deputy General Manager, Engineering & Project Management, GCRTA
Pete Snavely Jr., Snavely Group
Bryan Stone, Executive Vice President / General Counsel, Omni Development Group

Trails Showcase Committee:

Matt Hils, Principal, Behnke Landscape Architecture
Elaine Price, Principal Planner, Cuyahoga County Planning Commission
Amy Snell, Planning Team Leader, GCRTA
Melissa Thompson, Active Transportation Engineer, NOACA

Review the projects and programs recognized at the 2014 Conference plus media coverage of the event: 2014 Showcase