Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, Shelby County Government, and Greater Memphis Greenline announced that they will by holding two public input meeting to discuss the design and management of the new urban greenway that will connect Midtown Memphis to
The meetings will give citizens an opportunity to discuss the advantages and challenges that come with greenways. National trails expert Robert Searns will be there, as well as representatives from Ritchie Smith Associates, the trail's designer. Shelby County Mayor A.C. Wharton and other public officials will also be there to answer your questions about the project.
The greenway—a former rail corridor being converted into a multi-use path—will stretch from Tillman Street at Walnut Grove Road to Shelby Farms Park, connecting neighborhoods and providing a safe opportunity for people to recreate, commute and exercise.
The meeting dates, times, and locations are as follows:
- July 6: Benjamin Hooks Central Library (
3030 Poplar Ave, 38111) 7pm–9pm
- July 7: Agricenter International (
7777 Walnut Grove Road, 38120) 6pm–8pm