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.
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
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 resigned Friday, weeks after his arrest on disorderly conduct and public intoxication charges. Read Story
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear admits that he was wrong about a year and a half ago when he said the vehicles would be traveling across a new Interstate 65 bridge in three years. “But this time, it’s a good thing that I was wrong,” … Read Story
David Tandy was chosen Thursday to succeed the late Jim King as president of the Louisville Metro Council. Read Story