This Week In Soapbox 6/16

This Week In Soapbox (TWIS) you can read about the team selected to make Cincinnati’s modern streetcar system happen, the transformations that have occurred along Walnut Street downtown, this weekend’s Summer Gateway Celebration, the new generation of city leaders taking a stand on an important issue, an eastern Cincinnati suburb making trails a transportation priority and the Hamilton County Climate Initiative that is encouraging Blue Ash to go green.

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TWIS 6/16:

  • Cincinnati takes major step towards building modern streetcar systemfull article
  • Transformation along Walnut Street downtown nearly completefull article
  • Summer Gateway Celebration takes place this weekendfull article
  • Next generation of leaders rallies at historic Verdin Bell Centerfull article
  • Anderson Township embracing trails throughout suburban communityfull article
  • Hamilton County Climate Initiative encouraging Blue Ash to go greenfull article

By Randy A. Simes

Randy is an award-winning urban planner who founded UrbanCincy in May 2007. He grew up on Cincinnati’s west side in Covedale, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s nationally acclaimed School of Planning in June 2009. In addition to maintaining ownership and serving as the managing editor for UrbanCincy, Randy has worked professionally as a planning consultant throughout the United States, Korea and the Middle East. After brief stints in Atlanta and Chicago, he currently lives in the Daechi neighborhood of Seoul’s Gangnam district.