UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Break Ground on Next Phase of Ohio River Trail in June 2017

City officials are making progress on the Ohio River Trail, but the next 2.2-mile segment, along Kellogg Avenue, will not even break ground until June 2017. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Break Ground on Next Phase of Ohio River Trail in June 2017

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: 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: 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: URBANexchange Returns Tomorrow

Summer is in full swing and what better way to enjoy it than to grab some beer, eat some pretzels and meet new friends! URBANexchange returns this Wednesday evening at 5:30pm at the Morelein Lager House for our fourth URBANexchange of the year. The event is located at the Lager House’s biergarten which overlooks the scenic Jacob G. Schmidlapp lawn [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: URBANexchange Returns Tomorrow

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: DIY Plazas and Parklets Draw the Crowds

DIY Plazas and Parklets Draw the Crowds An increasing number of cities including New York City have been seeing the success of impromptu and Do It Yourself created public spaces. In Cincinnati, which celebrates National PARK(ing) Day with the temporary creation of parklets, other cities such as Montreal, New York City and San Francisco are [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: DIY Plazas and Parklets Draw the Crowds

UrbanCincy: Work on Smale Riverfront Park Progresses Despite Lack of State, Federal Funds

Cincinnatians will celebrate the opening of a major expansion of Smale Riverfront Park this May. But it hasn’t been all smooth sailing for the $120M project thus far, as it has seen state and federal funding all but dry up during its construction. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Work on Smale Riverfront Park Progresses Despite Lack of State, Federal Funds

UrbanCincy: City of Cincinnati to Implement Safety Improvements for Pedestrians

The design and signalization of Cincinnati’s pedestrian crossings will be changing over the coming years due to new safety standards put in place by state and federal agencies. One of the improvements will include longer crossing times and new countdown signals. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: City of Cincinnati to Implement Safety Improvements for Pedestrians

UrbanCincy: Join author of book on Cincinnati’s incomplete subway at March’s URBANexchange

We’ll be back at the Moerlein Lager House on Wednesday for another edition of URBANexchange. This month we’ll be giving away two signed copies of ‘Cincinnati’s Incomplete Subway: The Complete History’ and will offer you a chance to speak directly with the author. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Join author of book on Cincinnati’s incomplete subway at March’s URBANexchange

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Use P3 to Upgrade Parking Assets, Leverage Economic Development

The City of Cincinnati released the details of a proposed overhaul of the city’s parking assets, which would net an upfront $92M payment with installments of approximately $3M annually. The deal would lease thousands of on-street parking spaces, five city-owned garages and several city-owned parking lots. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Use P3 to Upgrade Parking Assets, Leverage Economic Development

UrbanCincy: People love parks, so why do politicians balk at funding them?

People love parks, so why do politicians balk at funding them?. Cincinnatians are fortunate to have one of the nation’s best park systems. But as we are finding out more and more in the era of tightening budgets, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find funding for public pools, dog parks, maintenance and other general [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: People love parks, so why do politicians balk at funding them?

UrbanCincy: URBANexchange returns this Wednesday to Moerlein Lager House

Following a successful pilot run last year, URBANexchange will return this Wednesday for a full year of events at the Moerlein Lager House. We will be giving away prizes at each of the monthly gatherings, and offer an opportunity for you to expand your network of fellow urbanists. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: URBANexchange returns this Wednesday to Moerlein Lager House

UrbanCincy: Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition accepting nominations for 2013 awards

Since 2008, the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition has honored the region’s most outstanding and innovative projects, programs and individuals whose efforts have worked to improve and protect the environment, and they are now accepting nominations for 2013. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition accepting nominations for 2013 awards

UrbanCincy: NYC’s Queens neighborhood aiming to transform stretch of railway into park

NYC’s Queens neighborhood aiming to transform stretch of railway into park. The dramatic transformation of the High Line in Manhattan has been so successful that it has influenced other urban communities to re-examine what they’re doing with their unused railroads. Just across the East River, however, Queens is aiming to transform a stretch of train [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: NYC’s Queens neighborhood aiming to transform stretch of railway into park

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Central Riverfront Plan wins national award for excellence

First laid out in 1997, the Cincinnati Central Riverfront Plan has been guiding the massive transformation of the city’s waterfront ever since. Its implementation is getting attention and has earned an award of excellence from the American Planning Association. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Central Riverfront Plan wins national award for excellence

UrbanCincy: Atlanta’s bold plan for repurposing its unused railways already paying off

Atlanta’s bold plan for repurposing its unused railways already paying off. The multi-modal Atlanta BeltLine project is spurring new investment throughout inner-city neighborhoods that had long been forgotten in the southeastern city. What lessons might Cincinnati be able to learn from Atlanta’s experience as it looks to repurpose its unused railway corridors? More from the [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Atlanta’s bold plan for repurposing its unused railways already paying off

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Downtown and Over-the-Rhine over the course of 2012

Randy Simes shares his favorite photographs of his 2012 collection from downtown Cincinnati and historic Over-the-Rhine. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Downtown and Over-the-Rhine over the course of 2012

UrbanCincy: The people want the parks, and lots of ‘em

The people want the parks, and lots of ‘em. In no surprise to anyone, it turns out that people like to live near parks and that they want lots of parks from which to choose. Well then, which cities invest the most and have the best park options for their current and potential residents? Not [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: The people want the parks, and lots of ‘em

UrbanCincy: New 5.2-acre park in Dallas caps highway, connects urban neighborhoods

New 5.2-acre park in Dallas caps freeway, connects urban neighborhoods. Similar to Cincinnati’s plans to cap Fort Washington Way, Dallas has just opened a 5.2-acre park spanning the Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Not only will the park connect Dallas’ downtown with its uptown, but it will also provide a much needed public gathering space for the [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: New 5.2-acre park in Dallas caps highway, connects urban neighborhoods

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