Regional Partnerships

Regional Partnerships

Take a look through the three categories for projects in partnership that go beyond our typical greenways:

Build Partnerships (planning or creating infrastructure)
CityArchRiver
Arch ground renovation
We were part of the major public-private renovation of the Arch Grounds and surrounding areas, including the St. Louis Riverfront, part of the Mississippi Greenway! Great Rivers Greenway stewards the taxpayers’ investment in this project through Proposition P and helps to operate and maintain the sites.
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North Riverfront
Open Space & Redevelopment Plan
We collaborated with the City of St. Louis and others to create a plan to enhance the North Riverfront, transforming vacant property along the Mississippi River into parks and public places, and encouraging private enterprise.
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Bike St. Louis
Street routes for bikes
We worked with the City of St. Louis and beyond to establish a 150-mile network of street routes for bicycles.
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Gateway Bike Plan
regional bike plan
This is a cooperative effort to provide a coordinated vision for accommodating and encouraging bicycling as a viable way of getting around the region.
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Bike Share
Feasibility study
We led a feasibility study of bringing a Bike Share program to St. Louis in 2014, which helped to bring partners together and eventually led to the establishment of bike and scooter share.
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OneSTL
Regional Sustainability Plan
This project is a regional sustainability plan that includes housing, transportation and economic development.
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Promote Partnerships (programs and events to bring the greenways to life)
Greenway Guides
Ambassador Program
With the Urban League’s Save Our Sons program, the Greenway Guides serve as ambassadors on the Mississippi Greenway: Riverfront Trail and operate the visitor’s center.
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Life Outside
free festival of the outdoors
This is our free festival of the outdoors! Every year, you can see, try and learn everything there is to do outside in the St. Louis region.
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Mary Meachum Festival
underground railroad site
We collaborate to put on the reenactment and education event celebrating the first nationally-recognized underground railroad site in Missouri every May.
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Eagle Days
free festival
With the Missouri Department of Conservation and Illinois Department of Natural Resources, this annual January festival invites people to eagle watch on the historic Old Chain of Rocks Bridge.
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Partner Programs
bringing greenways to life
We collaborate with dozens of nonprofits, community groups, businesses and agencies to give people a chance to visit and enjoy the greenways!
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Sustain Partnerships (taking care of the greenways)
Volunteer Clean Ups
Operation Clean Stream & Trash Bashes
We support the Open Space Council’s restoration projects on the Meramec River every August (and throughout the year). Volunteers from all over come clear trash and debris from our region’s great rivers each March (Confluence Trash Bash) and October (River des Peres Trash Bash)!
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Greenway Conditions Team
Taking care of greenways
We work with nonprofits and vendors alike, ranging from AmeriCorps groups to retired and off-duty police to ensure that our partners are supported in taking care of the greenways, restoring habitat and keeping the experience excellent for all. Click the icon below to report conditions!
Volunteer Opportunities
Whether it’s a honeysuckle removal event with Open Space Council or a corporate workday with the St. Louis Blues, we love to get people out on the greenways to care for their investment.
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