With bicycle and pedestrian bridge, Main Street riding Harahan’s coat tails

June 26th, 2012

The tantalizing prospect of a bicycle and pedestrian bridge linking two states and cities did the heavy lifting for an elusive face-lift of Main Street's dog-eared infrastructure. Downtown boosters credited private sector involvement, spearheaded by bicycling trail advocate Charles McVean, with helping this project succeed where a previous grant application had failed. read more »

Memphis gets $14.9M grant to help build pathway across Harahan Bridge

June 19th, 2012

Memphians could be bicycling and strolling across a specially designed boardwalk over the Mississippi River within about two years, now that federal officials have approved a critical piece of funding for the project. read more »