The Great Rivers Greenway District celebrated the opening of 57 miles of additional on-street Bike St. Louis routes through St. Louis County and St. Louis City on May 8, 2008 with ribbon cutting ceremonies in the Cities of Maplewood, Clayton and St. Louis. With the expansion, the Bike St. Louis system now totals 77 miles of dedicated bike lanes and shared traffic lanes.
Mayor Mark Langston of Maplewood, Mayor Linda Goldstein of Clayton, Mayor Francis Slay and Alderwoman April Ford-Griffin from the City of St. Louis were just some of the dignitaries able to attend the ribbon cutting ceremonies at the three different locations.
On June 7, 2008 Great Rivers Greenway District celebrated the completion of the McKinley Bridge Bikeway and the Branch Street Trestle project, expanding the options for bicyclists and pedestrians using the Bike St. Louis routes. For more information go to www.greatrivers.info to learn more.