New Bicycle Trails Signal Downriver Revitalization
August 13, 2020
As part of the implementation of the West Jefferson Corridor Plan, which calls for revitalization of Jefferson Avenue as it runs through the cities of River Rouge and Ecorse, bicycle lanes are being installed along Jefferson Avenue this summer. Bike lane installation is currently being done in Ecorse.
The West Jefferson Corridor Plan was adopted last November by both cities, who have partnered with planning firm McKenna Associates. The goal is to revive both cities through infrastructure improvements, enhanced public spaces, and economic development, with a focus on the main thoroughfare r...