Plan for The Loop.

The Circuit Trail Conservancy is beginning its first project of The Loop today with groundbreaking on the Trinity Forest Spine Trail.

The CTC is the nonprofit developing The Loop, which will connect Dallas with a city-wide bike and pedestrian transportation system. It will include 39 miles of existing trails and 11 miles of newly constructed trails.

Photo courtesy of the City of Dallas.

City leaders including Mayor Eric Johnson, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and Park Board President Calvert Collins Bratton are meeting today to celebrate the beginning of the Trinity Forest Spine Trail construction. The first phase of the trail will connect the Santa Fe Trail north of the Tenison Park Golf Course to Samuell Boulevard, just north of I-30.