Last updated 6/28/2021 at 9:01pm
In 2000, the City’s Vision 2020 survey showed strong public support for a walk/bike trail system to connect our neighborhoods and schools. The city created a master plan for a greenway/multi-use path system that would make it possible to safely walk and ride practically anywhere in the city. The first section, from Pisgah Forest to Blue Ridge Community College, was completed in 2003. In 2006 the city completed the next stretch from Osborne to McLean Road and in 2010 the city completed the Gallimore section.
For reasons that are unclear, the city then stopped funding construction. It too...