The Olmsted Parks and Parkways have a long shared history with cycling, including the following: In 1897, in honor of the Board of Park Commissioners who authorized construction of a cinder path for bikes along Southern Parkway, 10,000 bicyclists paraded from downtown Louisville to Southern Parkway and then to Iroquois Park. Bugles and cannon fire more >
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Parks and greenways can mitigate air pollution and increased temperatures. Mature tree canopies can reduce air temperature five to ten degrees, helping to counteract the urban heat effect.
Archive: Wayside Park
This past Saturday, several members of Louisville Bicycle Club rode into Wayside Park to help weed and mulch the flower beds they planted last fall. After volunteering for a couple hours to spruce up their adopted Frederick Law Olmsted Park, they continued on their morning ride. Many thanks to this dedicated group of folks who help to restore more >