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Every weekday tens of thousands of commuters in downtown Cincinnati struggle with traffic due to outdated signal timing and traffic patterns. So why is City Hall stalling on an opportunity to use funds to study and re-time the traffic signals to match current travel patterns?
UrbanCincy has partnered with IGers Cincinnati, a group dedicated to highlighting the best Cincy Instagramers to do a photo walk this Saturday, October 22 at noon. The photo walk, called Park + Ride, will highlight the new Cincinnati Bell Connector and the city’s great urban parks along the streetcar route.
Randy, John, and Travis take a look back at 2014's biggest stories, including the emergence of the Northern Liberties and the introduction of Uber and Lyft in Cincinnati. We discuss what to expect next year, including new residential developments and an expansion of Red Bike.
For an urbanist, Atlanta at first glance is a conundrum. Subway stations that seem to feed park and rides, buildings that barely front the street and streets with no crosswalks where pedestrians play a dangerous game of Frogger just to cross to the other side are all typical occurrences in the city.
Portland is often cited as the "go to" city for rail transit and good planning initiatives. As someone who had ridden a fair share of streetcar, light rail and subway systems however I traveled to Portland with a dose of skepticism. What I found however was a glimpse into a future Cincinnati may one day achieve.