Jacob Ryan

Jacob Ryan is the urban affairs reporter for WFPL. He is a Kentucky native and moved to Louisville in 2013. Covering issues ranging from transportation, public safety and housing, he looks to provide residents from all of Louisville’s unique neighborhoods with useful information that can boost their quality of life. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.

Homeless Count Can Help Bring Funds To Louisville, Officials Say

January 28, 2015

More people than ever will help with an annual count of homeless in Louisville this week. Read Story

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Waterfront Park Needs Big Events Like Forecastle To Catch Eye of State Lawmakers

January 28, 2015

Waterfront Development Corporation's leader says big events like Forecastle Festival do more than just bring thousands of people to Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville—they also show state legislators that the park is worth supporting. Read Story

The City Wants Public Input For Final Unplanned Portion of Louisville Loop

January 26, 2015

The unplanned for portion of the proposed 100-mile loop around the city for cyclists and pedestrians is in the northeast section of Jefferson County, near Prospect and Brownsboro Road. Read Story

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Forecastle Festival Will Stay at Waterfront Park Through 2019

January 26, 2015

Forecastle Festival, which last year brought nearly 60,000 people to downtown Louisville, will remain at Waterfront Park through 2019. Read Story

Louisville Metro Chief Financial Officer Steve Rowland Resigns

January 23, 2015

Louisville Metro chief financial officer Steve Rowland resigned Friday, weeks after his arrest on disorderly conduct and public intoxication charges. Read Story