New Bike Path Fills Missing Link

The regional bikeway system in the Greater Dayton area is a popular outdoor destination, but had missing sections of bikeway that prevented riders from taking longer trips through the area. That is, until last week. On Friday, Five Rivers MetroParks held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and group bike ride to commemorate the new Mad River Recreation […]

LJB Team Puts Pedal to Pavement

The roads may have seemed a little less congested last week as thousands of people across the country took to their bikes as part of National Bike to Work Week. In support of this initiative, Five Rivers MetroParks organized a free pancake breakfast for commuters. More than 575 participants converged at the bicycle hub at Riverscape […]

Bike to Work on May 17

In celebration of National Bike to Work Day, Five Rivers MetroParks is hosting its annual pancake breakfast event to promote bicycling as a viable means of transportation and recreation. The event will be held Friday, May 17 from 7 to 9 a.m. at RiverScape MetroPark’s Bike Hub. Best of all, the whole event is free. […]

Five Rivers MetroParks Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Did you know that Dayton, Ohio, is known as “The Adventure Capital of the Midwest?”  When a group of forward-thinking citizens created Five Rivers MetroParks in 1963, they were concerned with quickly disappearing green space in the area, not in developing a nickname for the city. For the past 50 years, Five Rivers has grown […]

Changes in Transportation Funding Will Affect Local Metropolitan Planning Organizations

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced that beginning next year they will be changing the way federal transportation CMAQ funding is distributed to Ohio’s 17 Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and four large cities outside MPO areas, will be managed. The Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program, provides funding to transportation projects […]

Article Showcases the Most Colorful Wastewater Plant in Ohio

When the Village of Yellow Springs needed to upgrade their wastewater treatment plant, a plain gray facility just wouldn’t do. Instead, the Water and Wastewater Treatment Superintendent painted every building on the site a different color to identify specific buildings. In the recent Ohio Water Environment Association’s Buckeye Bulletin – Issue 3, LJB’s John Eastman […]

Roadway Relocation Facilitates New Hospital Construction

When the new Springfield Regional Medical Center opened at Plum and North Streets in downtown Springfield, Ohio, patients, visitors and staff had an easier time getting there, because of roadway improvements LJB designed. To accommodate the increased capacity around this medical center, the City of Springfield determined that U.S. 40 (North Street) needed to be […]