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On the Air with Explore Cincinnati

Yesterday I had the pleasure of joining up with UrbanCincy writers Randy Simes and David Ben for a roundtable discussion on Travis Estell’s Explore Cincinnati podcast. Topics discussed include the $25M federal grant for the streetcar project, the renovation of Washington Park, the potential conversion of Taft Road and McMillan Avenue to two-way traffic, the […]

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More Thoughts on the Eastern Corridor

Jake Mecklenborg has written an excellent piece for UrbanCincy that explains the various proposals for the Eastern Corridor commuter rail project, and proposes an alternate plan that would cost far less to operate and serve far more customers than the plan currently proposed. To summarize, the main problems with the Eastern Corridor project as planned […]

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Lessons from Chicago… And Beyond

This past Friday, UrbanCincy ran an article by yours truly that outlined some key differences between Cincinnati and Chicago, based on a few of my observations during a weekend trip back up there in June. A number of aspects were covered, mainly related to urban form and urban design, and the article has sparked quite […]

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SORTA Adds Three New Hybrid Buses

Although the main focus of this site concerns rapid transit and streetcar service, the region’s bus system remains a crucial part of our public transit network. The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority has announced the purchase of three new hybrid buses, which will join the six hybrid buses the agency already owns. UrbanCincy has the […]

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