UrbanCincy: INFOGRAPHIC: The Abandonment of Cincinnati’s 1914 Subway and Rapid Transit Loop

We all have heard the stories about Cincinnati’s abandoned subway, but how exactly did it happen? What was the original plan and how did it change over time? . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: INFOGRAPHIC: The Abandonment of Cincinnati’s 1914 Subway and Rapid Transit Loop

UrbanCincy: What is the future of cities where driverless cars rule?

What is the future of cities where driverless cars rule?. I met Jonathan Geeting in Salt Lake City during the Congress for the New Urbanism annual conference. We were roommates during which we both participated in a training session led by Streetsblog, for which UrbanCincy is a long-time partner, and studied the city’s transportation while […] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: What is the future of cities where driverless cars rule?

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Riding the Rails in Europe

John traveled to Europe earlier this year to check out transit systems in various cities, and generally explore what each city had to offer in terms of urbantiy. Take a look at some of his photos of transit in Europe. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Riding the Rails in Europe

UrbanCincy: Ohio Republicans rebuke LEED chemical disclosure requirements

Ohio Republicans rebuke LEED chemical disclosure requirements. We’ve see Art Deco, Modernism, Post-Modernism, Queen Anne Style, Italianate and many other periods of architectural expression, style and function. We are now currently in a period of Sustainable/Ecological architecture, but some Ohio politicians would prefer the state not participate in the most widely used and accepted rating […] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Ohio Republicans rebuke LEED chemical disclosure requirements

UrbanCincy: Upstart Garment Manufacturer Looking to Find Its Place in Cincinnati’s Economy

Noble Denim started its garment operations in Camp Washington in 2012. Since starting, the company has experienced growth and is taking a look at how their product manufacturing fits into the region’s economy. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Upstart Garment Manufacturer Looking to Find Its Place in Cincinnati’s Economy

UrbanCincy: CHART: The Best and Worst States in America for Transit Funding

Data from the FTA’s National Transit Database shows that Ohio is one of the worst states in America for investing in public transportation, yet it is one of the most densely populated. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: CHART: The Best and Worst States in America for Transit Funding

UrbanCincy: February URBANexchange is Tonight

Looking to escape from the snow and ice and fill the evening by meeting new people and having great conversation? URBANexchange will be at the Moerlien Lager House from 5:30 to 8:30 with some great giveaways from Findlay Market! . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: February URBANexchange is Tonight

UrbanCincy: Decision from Board of Trustees More Than a Decade Ago Doomed Wilson Auditorium

The University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees voted to tear down Wilson Auditorium and build a new Arts & Sciences building in its place more than a decade ago. The plan fell through and maintenance funds were never considered. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Decision from Board of Trustees More Than a Decade Ago Doomed Wilson Auditorium

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Open Initial Phase of Bike Share System This Summer

Cincinnati officials are optimistic that a newly formed non-profit can raise the money needed to launch a 200-bike, 20-station bike share system this summer in conjunction with B-Cycle. All they need is 1.2 million bucks. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Open Initial Phase of Bike Share System This Summer

UrbanCincy: Balls Around The Block Event to Raise Money for Fido Field Dog Park

Downtown residents will gather for the ninth annual Balls Around The Block bar crawl on Friday, February 7. Event organizers say all proceeds go to benefit Fido Field and hope to raise $12,000 for the dog park. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Balls Around The Block Event to Raise Money for Fido Field Dog Park

UrbanCincy: Council Candidates Talk Urbanism at Forum

We partnered with the Niehoff Studio to bring young people the last City Council candidates debate prior to the election. The forum focused on issues such as immigration, urban design, land use, sustainability and transportation policy. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Council Candidates Talk Urbanism at Forum

UrbanCincy: Brent Spence Bridge on the outside looking in as Tappan Zee Bridge replacement gets $1.6B DOT loan

Brent Spence Bridge on the outside looking in as Tappan Zee Bridge replacement gets $1.6B DOT loan. Originally built during the Korean War, the Tappan Zee Bridge is in need of replacement. The structure is old and requires a number of upgrades – much like Cincinnati’s Brent Spence Bridge. The State of New York was [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Brent Spence Bridge on the outside looking in as Tappan Zee Bridge replacement gets $1.6B DOT loan

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: All Aboard Ohio Visits Cincinnati to View Streetcar Construction Progress

Rail transit advocates came from across the Midwest to see Cincinnati’s streetcar construction. View our gallery to see how much construction has progressed this month. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: All Aboard Ohio Visits Cincinnati to View Streetcar Construction Progress

UrbanCincy: GUEST EDITORIAL: Absence of Language Programs Will Be Felt Across Cincinnati

One of the state’s largest high school’s may soon make large cuts to its German language program, which is the second largest in the Cincinnati region, if Issue 20 fails to win with voters on November 5. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: GUEST EDITORIAL: Absence of Language Programs Will Be Felt Across Cincinnati

UrbanCincy: UrbanCincy Partners With Niehoff Studio to Host Urbanist Candidates Forum

With the election less than a week away now is the time to learn more about the council candidates running in this year’s election and their positions on urbanist issues. We have partnered again with the UC’s Niehoff Urban Design Studio to host the Urbanist Candidates Forum tomorrow as a venue for people to learn more about the candidates running for office. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: UrbanCincy Partners With Niehoff Studio to Host Urbanist Candidates Forum

UrbanCincy: Mayoral Election Will Impact Cincinnati’s Planning Future

Cincinnati is at a crossroads as two mayoral candidates vie for the spot with different visions of the city. City planning efforts such as form-based code and implementing the goals of Plan Cincinnati could be affected by the who is elected mayor on November 5th. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Mayoral Election Will Impact Cincinnati’s Planning Future

UrbanCincy: The Ridges to Perform Live Film Score of Nosferatu at CAM

The Ridges will perform a live film score of Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror at the Cincinnati Art Museum tonight during CAM’s regular Art After Dark series. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: The Ridges to Perform Live Film Score of Nosferatu at CAM

UrbanCincy: Ridership, Revenue Continue to Grow for Resurgent Amtrak

Over the last fiscal year Amtrak once again broke its own records for total passengers and revenue. The passenger rail agency now recovers roughly 85% of its operating costs from user fees. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Ridership, Revenue Continue to Grow for Resurgent Amtrak

UrbanCincy: VIDEO: Next Phases of 45-Acre Smale Riverfront Park Taking Shape

Smale Riverfront Park project manager Dave Prather explains the details behind some of the parks more mundane elements, while also revealing some new information about upcoming features of the $120M park. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: VIDEO: Next Phases of 45-Acre Smale Riverfront Park Taking Shape

UrbanCincy: UVA Demographer’s Map Illustrates Cincinnati’s Racial Segregation

A new map from Dustin Cable, a demographic researcher at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, shows the segregation of Cincinnati’s racial groups. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: UVA Demographer’s Map Illustrates Cincinnati’s Racial Segregation

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