UrbanCincy: The suburbanization and segregation of American cities didn’t happen by chance

The suburbanization and segregation of American cities didn’t happen by chance. Most urban planners are taught that public policies, in addition to free market choice, led to the suburbanization, and thus segregation, of most American cities. In fact, some argue that public policies had a far greater role in influencing this migration than anything else. […] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: The suburbanization and segregation of American cities didn’t happen by chance

UrbanCincy: How the prevalence of independent coffee shops is a reflection of where we live

How the prevalence of independent coffee shops are a reflection of where we live. I love coffee and I especially love coffee shops. I find them to be a productive and relaxing third place in my life where I can also benefit from chance social encounters that are otherwise impossible from the comforts of your […] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: How the prevalence of independent coffee shops is a reflection of where we live

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: 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: 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: Craft Beer Series Continues at Findlay Market This Weekend

Beer from Listerman Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing Company will be featured at Findlay Market this weekend as part of the market’s summer-long Craft Beer Series. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Craft Beer Series Continues at Findlay Market This Weekend

UrbanCincy: Parking Lease Deal to Move Forward Following Appeals Court Ruling

The Hamilton County Court of Appeals has struck down a lower court’s ruling and in turn upheld the city’s parking lease ordinance and the right for City Council to enact emergency ordinances. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Parking Lease Deal to Move Forward Following Appeals Court Ruling

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Receives Federal Approval for Innovative Green Infrastructure CSO Fix

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati received federal approval last week for its green infrastructure plan to address 1.5 billion gallons of combined sewer overflows into the Mill Creek. The plan is being viewed as a national model. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Receives Federal Approval for Innovative Green Infrastructure CSO Fix

UrbanCincy: Smart Growth May Offer Cincinnati a Way Out of Its Structurally Imbalanced Budget

Cincinnati’s City Council approved a new budget last week that will once again avoid major layoffs or revenue enhancements, and instead offer one-time solutions to what has been a structurally imbalanced budget for years. A new report suggests that smart growth policies may offer financial hope. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Smart Growth May Offer Cincinnati a Way Out of Its Structurally Imbalanced Budget

UrbanCincy: The Southeast continues to grow, but is it quality economic growth?

The Southeast continues to grow, but is it quality economic growth?. The Southeast continues to attract a large number of jobs from states in the Northeast, Midwest and West Coast. But it turns out that these jobs tend to be lower paying and lower-skilled jobs than those that are remaining and growing in those other [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: The Southeast continues to grow, but is it quality economic growth?

UrbanCincy: Special Streetcar Meeting Called by Roxanne Qualls in Light of Funding Issues

A month seemingly cannot go by in Cincinnati without the city’s streetcar project making front page news. Where exactly does the project stand, and how did we get here? . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Special Streetcar Meeting Called by Roxanne Qualls in Light of Funding Issues

UrbanCincy: Renters in Ohio need only $13.79/hour to live ‘comfortably’

Renters in Ohio need only $13.79/hour to live ‘comfortably’. A new report shows that many Americans do not make enough money to be able to afford fair market rent for a two-bedroom apartment. Ohio’s current minimum wage was raised to $7.85 an hour in January and includes an annual cost-of-living escalator. Fortunately in Ohio the [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Renters in Ohio need only $13.79/hour to live ‘comfortably’

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: $80M Mixed-Use Development Nears Completion in Clifton Heights

The $80M U Square at The Loop development in Clifton Heights is nearing completion and will begin welcoming new residents this August. Check out our exclusive behind the scenes tour of uptown’s latest development. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: $80M Mixed-Use Development Nears Completion in Clifton Heights

UrbanCincy: EDITORIAL: Long Trail of Referendums Limit City’s Budget Options

The City of Cincinnati has been making efforts to structurally balance its budget for years, but constant referendums have stopped the efforts made by Mayor Mallory’s administration every step of the way. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: EDITORIAL: Long Trail of Referendums Limit City’s Budget Options

UrbanCincy: Parking Requirement Removal Makes Housing More Affordable

Parking Requirement Removal Makes Housing More Affordable Hot on the heels of Cincinnati’s move to begin eliminating parking requirements in the urban core, UCLA has released a study that highlights how excess parking from parking requirements contribute to the increase in rent or mortgage payment for developments that may not need as much parking as [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Parking Requirement Removal Makes Housing More Affordable

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Expects New Semi-Automated Trash Collection System to Save Money, Prevent Injuries

The City of Cincinnati will phase in a new system of trash collection, over the next few months, that city officials believe will ultimately save taxpayer money, increase worker safety and improve its trash collection efficiency. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Expects New Semi-Automated Trash Collection System to Save Money, Prevent Injuries

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Proposes Eliminating Parking Requirements in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine

The City of Cincinnati will hold a public conference this evening about proposed amendment to the zoning code that would deregulate parking requirements throughout the center city. The news comes one year after Vice Mayor Qualls passed a motion for such action. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Proposes Eliminating Parking Requirements in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine

UrbanCincy: Roxanne Qualls Directs Administration to Develop Solar Financing Mechanisms

Cincinnati Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls (C) put forth a motion last week that calls on the mayor’s administration to establish new financing mechanisms for expanding the city’s solar energy capabilities. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Roxanne Qualls Directs Administration to Develop Solar Financing Mechanisms

UrbanCincy: Portland Aims to Replicate Streetcar Success on East Side of Willamette River

Portland celebrated the opening of its $148.3M East Side Loop streetcar extension six months ago. City leaders hope to continue the success story that has been told in the South Waterfront, Pearl District and Northwest District, but is it possible? . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Portland Aims to Replicate Streetcar Success on East Side of Willamette River

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