May 10 2018 The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Needs Your Input Louisville Loop Extension in McNeely Lake Park

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are seeking public input regarding the proposed construction of a multi-use path in McNeely Lake Park, a public-use recreational resource protected under Section 4(f) of the Transportation Act of 1966.

May 1 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation teams with Bicycling for Louisville to offer free bike parking during

Approximately 100 bicycle parking spaces will be available during Derby Week at Wayside Park near Churchill Downs, thanks to a partnership between Bicycling for  Louisville and Louisville Parks and Recreation.

Mar 16 2018 Dixie Highway in the news: Bus improvements will make travel easier and safer

Dixie Highway will be the first area of Louisville to receive a “RAPID” bus line – a faster-than-express service. The work is part of the $35 million New Dixie Highway Project.

Jan 26 2018 Request for information issued for LMPD Impound Lot

Louisville Metro Government has officially started the search for a new Louisville Metro Police vehicle impound lot.

Dec 27 2017 Construction Begins to Create ‘New Dixie Highway’; Safer, More Efficient Travel through Major Corridor

Mayor Fischer, U.S. Dept. of Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao celebrate kickoff

A major project to improve safety along one of the city’s most traveled highways began a new phase today, as Mayor Greg Fischer and U.S. Dept. of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the construction kickoff of the New Dixie Highway Project. 

Oct 16 2017 District 8, Public Works, and Office of Advanced Planning announce Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue safety study

District 8 Metro Councilman Brandon Coan, Public Works, Develop Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning have announced the Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue Safety Study with the purpose of analyzing existing safety and mobility issues on Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue between Broadway and Interstate 264.

The goal of the study is to identify solutions for improving safety and mobility for all users with emphasis on pedestrians and bicyclists.

Oct 12 2017 Jack O' Lantern Spectacular returns to Iroquois Park for fifth consecutive year

In what has become the must-see event of the Halloween season, the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular is returning for the fifth consecutive year to south Louisville’s Iroquois Park, where 5,000 artistically carved pumpkins will greet visitors from Oct. 12 through Nov. 5.

The pumpkins will illuminate a 1/3-mile trail adjacent to the Iroquois Amphitheater, and Metro Parks officials estimate up to 85,000 people will visit.

May 25 2017 Mayor launches LouVelo bike share program

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville’s bike share program, called LouVelo, is now live and ready for use. 

May 15 2017 Forums scheduled to discuss Comprehensive Plan update

Develop Louisville will hold nine open house forums for the public to view the work completed to date on the Comprehensive Plan update and provide feedback. Develop Louisville encourages all residents to attend the forums, particularly those who have not yet participated in the Comprehensive Plan update process

Apr 14 2017 LouVelo bike share to launch this spring

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that with the financial backing of nine local businesses, Louisville’s bike share program will launch this spring and will be called LouVelo.

Feb 17 2017 Mayor urges signups for street sweeping alerts system

Street Sweeper on 3rd street near downtown Louisville.

Oct 7 2016 City celebrates street paving progress

Mayor Greg Fischer and members of Metro Council today celebrated great progress on repairing or replacing worn out pavement on roads across Louisville. The celebration was held at the corner of Broadway and South 45th Street along Shawnee Park, where crews recently completed the city’s 100th mile of paving for 2016.

Sep 7 2016 City Website Ranked Among Best in the Nation

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the Center for Digital Government has again named Louisvilleky.gov, the official city website for Louisville Metro Government, as one of the top city websites in America.

The Best of the Web Awards recognize cities that constantly innovate, focus on services and work to improve the user experience. This is the eighth year the site has placed in the top 5 nationally.

Aug 31 2016 More than $50 million in transportation improvements creating ‘New Dixie Highway’

Business investments growing, strengthening corridor

More than $50 million in transportation improvements under way and planned over the next two years will create a New Dixie Highway and fuel transformation of a major economic corridor for southwest and west Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

May 13 2016 Bike to Work Day is May 20

People who work in Louisville are encouraged to use peddle power for their commute on Bike to Work Day next Friday May 20. Cyclists can bike independently or go to one of four meet-and-ride locations to join group rides.