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Community Development Helps Map Safe Routes to Schools

Recent busing changes at Fort Wayne Community Schools mean more students will be walking or biking to school. In an effort to help educate parents and students about the safest routes from their homes to their schools, Community Development has created maps for all elementary and middle schools. The maps show FWCS no transportation zones and provide locations for sidewalks, crosswalks and stoplights. To see the maps, visit FWCS website here and scroll to the bottom.

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City Awarded Grant for Riverbank Stabilization and Restoration

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has awarded the City of Fort Wayne $32,000 for riverbank stabilization and restoration along the St. Marys River.

"We continue to make great progress in our riverfront development work," said Mayor Henry. "This is another step forward in our efforts to revitalize our downtown riverfront and make it a destination for both residents and visitors."

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August Speaker Series Scheduled for Envision Center

The City of Fort Wayne's Community Development Division is hosting a Speaker Series this summer at the Envision Fort Wayne Center, 916 S. Calhoun St. A variety of topics will be discussed over the lunch hour on Thursdays throughout the summer months. Because the Speaker Series coincides with the Downtown Improvement District's Lunch on the Plaza, residents can conveniently bring lunch from one of the local food trucks or downtown restaurants and join the conversation.

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