CV Link, formerly known as Parkway 1e11 will connect all nine Coachella Valley cities and the lands of four federally recognized tribes with a safe, continuous pathway for pedestraians, bicyclists and neighborhood electric vehicles.
The link will generally extend along the Whitewater River from Palm Springs to Coachella with a future connection to Desert Hot Springs and the Salton Sea.
CV Link Fact Sheet - Click here for a brief summary of the project. This project brochure introduces the parkway concept, the regional benefits it offers, funding sources design challenges, and an overview map showing the general alignment and phasing.
CV Link FAQ - Click here to learn a few of the frequently asked questions about the project relating to its design, trail users, cost and funding and construction. This section also lists the various supporters of the project, how the design of the project has evolved over time, and how CV Link will benefit the communities in the Coachella Valley.
Economic Analysis Summary - Click here to learn more about the CV Link economic analysis performed by economist John Husing, Ph.D. This document explains the cost-benefit study and the regional economic development impacts of the trail with respect to employment, health and safety, property values, tourism and more.
Preliminary Study Report - Click here for the recently completed CV Link trail feasibility study, This detailed report weighs the specific cost, design and construction considerations of the proposed trail concept, and concludes with a series of recommendations for implementation.
Regional Trails Corridor Study - Click here to learn more about the regional trails study commissioned in 2009 to identify prospective trail aligments and connections to the Whitewater River, All American Canal, and Dillon Road Corridor. This study established the framework for a regional trail network and led to the development of the CV Link concept.
Click on the links below to read newspaper articles about the project: