|Oct 2 2018||
Public invited to comment on Jefferson Square draft redesign
Develop Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning, with local consultant MKSK and Louisville Downtown Partnership, has completed a conceptual vision for the redesign of Jefferson Square, Louisville’s civic square, and is seeking additional public feedback.
|Oct 1 2018||
The Tom Owen CycLOUvia in the Highlands returns October 21
CycLOUvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Bardstown Road for the seventh time on Sunday, October 21. The CycLOUvia on Bardstown Road is named in honor of former District 8 Councilman Tom Owen, a lifelong advocate for bicycles and pedestrians in our community.
|Sep 13 2018||
Louisville Metro, U of L, KIPDA and AARP Kentucky announce Age-Friendly Louisville plan for 2019-21
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro Government, together with the University of Louisville’s Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging, AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA), have completed an Action Plan for Age-Friendly Louisville, an initiative to create an accessible and inclusive city for people of all ages and abilities.
|Aug 6 2018||
CycLOUvia will be held in Three Points on August 19
2018’s second CycLOUvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Three Points—Germantown, Schnitzelburg, and Shelby Park—on Sunday, August 19, Mayor Fischer announced today.
To support and highlight the growing business activity on Logan Street, the route will stretch on Goss Avenue and Logan Street from Texas Avenue to Kentucky Street.
|Aug 3 2018||
City receives AARP grant to begin improvements on the Ninth Street corridor
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro Government has been awarded a $10,550 AARP Community Challenge grant to begin making tactical improvements on Ninth Street, specifically at Muhammad Ali Boulevard.
|Jul 13 2018||
River Road extension public meeting to be held July 19
On July 19, Louisville Metro Government Departments of Develop Louisville & Public Works will host a public open house from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft (715 West Main Street) to discuss the planned River Road extension west to 15th Street. The extension will span from 7th Street to 15th Street, in conjunction with Waterfront Park Phase IV expansion.
|Jul 2 2018||
City finalizes development agreement with The Marian Group for the redevelopment of the Urban Government Center site
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Louisville Metro Government (LMG) has entered into a development agreement with The Marian Group for the redevelopment of the former Urban Government Center (UGC) site.
|Jun 30 2018||
Public Art & Monuments Advisory Committee submits report to Mayor Greg Fischer
After holding six public meetings in four months and receiving hundreds of comments from residents across the city, the Public Art & Monuments Advisory Committee has submitted its final report to the Mayor.
The finished report includes a set of principles for evaluating Louisville’s existing public art and monuments. The work of the Committee, which was convened by the Mayor, is now concluded.
The Mayor will review the Committee’s report and consider next steps.
|Jun 13 2018||
“Reimagine 9th Street” draft plan available for public comment
After a series of community engagement events and stakeholder meetings, Louisville Metro Government (LMG), working in concert with consultant Gehl Architects since 2017, has completed a draft plan to “Reimagine 9th Street” from the Ohio River to Broadway.
Reimagining the corridor aims to implement goals of Vision Louisville, to pursue a MOVE Louisville priority project and to create an attractive, vibrant, and safe connection between west Louisville and downtown.
|May 31 2018||
CycLOUvia Returns to Frankfort Avenue on June 24
CycLOUvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Frankfort Avenue for the fifth time on Sunday, June 24, Mayor Greg Fischer announced. Frankfort Avenue from Pope Street to Stilz Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from 2-6 p.m. Police will facilitate a motor crossing at Ewing Avenue. Many businesses along the corridor will be open and engaging the street with specials for the event.
|May 23 2018||
City drafting autonomous vehicle playbook in anticipation of new technology
Louisville Metro’s Office of Civic Innovation and Develop Louisville are seeking input from the public for an Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Playbook to help the city proactively prepare for the impact of autonomous vehicles on transportation.
The public meeting to discuss the playbook and potential strategies for integrating AV technology will be held on Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. at LouieLab (745 W. Main Street).
|May 15 2018||
City begins Housing Needs Assessment with public meetings
The Louisville Metro Office of Housing & Community Development and Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund, in partnership with consultants Mullin & Lonergan Associates Incorporated, are leading an effort to develop a Housing Needs Assessment for Louisville.
|Apr 10 2018||
Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue Corridor Safety Study recommendations to be presented
District 8 Metro Councilman Brandon Coan, Develop Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning and Public Works will hold a public meeting on April 19 at 6 p.m. at Highlands Community Ministries (1228 E. Breckinridge Street) to present draft recommendations for the Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue Corridor Safety Study.
|Mar 27 2018||
Louisville Metro Government announces new opportunity for residents to engage with Public Art & Monuments Advisory Committee
Louisville Metro Government is announcing the details of a new opportunity for residents to provide input on monuments in public spaces. Residents are encouraged to write a letter to any monument in Louisville Metro Public Art’s inventory through social media and use the hashtag #monumentalletters. A template and examples, as paraphrased from public comments submitted to date, can be found below:
“Dear ________ (Monument),
I feel ________, because ___________________.”
|Mar 12 2018||
Comprehensive Plan update to be presented at Planning Commission meeting
After extensive community engagement, Develop Louisville staff will present the update of Louisville Metro’s Comprehensive Plan to the Planning Commission on April 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Jail auditorium (514 W. Liberty Street).
The Comprehensive Plan is a guide for the community’s growth and development over the next 20 years. This update builds on the current Comprehensive Plan, Cornerstone 2020, and will be in effect until 2040.