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: NYC’s newly opened bike share system experiencing record membership sales

NYC’s newly opened bike share system experiencing record membership sales. New York City opened its much-anticipated CitiBike system earlier this week, and business is off to a record start. Within the first 24 hours alone, more than 4,000 people signed up for memberships. Cincinnati issued a request for proposals in October 2012 for what city [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: NYC’s newly opened bike share system experiencing record membership sales

UrbanCincy: Lee Fisher to Discuss the Future of Cities at UC’s School of Planning

Lee Fisher created the Ohio Hubs of Innovation & Opportunity program when he served as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, and now he’s on a mission to help build up cities and make them more successful. Come meet him for free at UC’s School of Planning on April 4. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Lee Fisher to Discuss the Future of Cities at UC’s School of Planning

UrbanCincy: President Obama Shifts Attention Toward Economy, Cities in 2013 State of the Union Address

President Obama shifted the conversation towards jobs and the economy in his fifth State of the Union address. The hour-long speech covered a wide range of topics, but highlighted a variety of policy items and programs that would have a major impact on America’s cities. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: President Obama Shifts Attention Toward Economy, Cities in 2013 State of the Union Address

UrbanCincy: Washington D.C. plans $26B rail investment as Cincinnati moves on first

Washington D.C. plans $26B rail investment as Cincinnati moves on first. As Cincinnati moves forward with construction of the region’s first rail transit, many residents are now looking forward to what might be next, and how to best connect the growing metropolitan area via rail. Meanwhile, in the nation’s capital, the Washington D.C. Metro has [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Washington D.C. plans $26B rail investment as Cincinnati moves on first

UrbanCincy: How Capital Bikeshare got started, and what Cincinnati can learn

How Capital Bikeshare got started, and what Cincinnati can learn from it. What Washington D.C. has done with Capital Bikeshare is considered the nation’s best. It is the biggest, has the most riders, and is the most financially solvent as compared to the rest of the bike sharing systems in the United States. As Cincinnati [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: How Capital Bikeshare got started, and what Cincinnati can learn

UrbanCincy: More than $64.3B to be invested in North American rail transit in 2013

More than $64.3B to be invested in North American rail transit in 2013. As the migration of people from the suburbs back to cities continues, so does the investment in urban forms of transport. A modern streetcar route is currently under construction in Cincinnati, and bus rapid transit, light rail and commuter rail is all [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: More than $64.3B to be invested in North American rail transit in 2013

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: What does the decline of the nuclear family mean for America’s cities?

What does the decline of the nuclear family mean for America’s cities?. What has long been considered to be the traditional family household in America is changing. People are living longer, young individuals are putting off marriage, women are increasingly becoming dominant in the workforce, and same-sex couples are taking a more prominent role in [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: What does the decline of the nuclear family mean for America’s cities?

UrbanCincy: Will Cincinnati be left behind in the latest passenger rail station boom?

Will Cincinnati be left behind in the latest passenger rail station boom?. Inter-city rail is also booming as Amtrak experiences record ridership numbers, and is beginning to implement the first phases of the nation’s planned high-speed rail network. Cincinnati’s Union Terminal, however, sits waiting investment to allow additional passenger rail service. Meanwhile, throughout the rest [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Will Cincinnati be left behind in the latest passenger rail station boom?

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