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.

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


David Tandy Is the New Louisville Metro Council President

January 22, 2015

David Tandy was chosen Thursday to succeed the late Jim King as president of the Louisville Metro Council. Read Story