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Randy A. Simes

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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.

Running Time Adjustments Go Into Effect For 9 Express Metro Routes on Monday

Following the re-routing of numerous express bus routes through the CBD earlier this year, Metro is now also making minor running time adjustments to many of these same routes.

Cincinnati’s business community supports idea of putting Liberty Street on ‘road diet’

The discussions continue about whether or not to reduce the massive width of Liberty Street through Over-the-Rhine. If it is decided to reduce its...

Cincinnati’s $109M Capital Acceleration Plan Ignores Adopted Bike Policy

City officials are celebrating the start of the new $109M Capital Acceleration Plan intended to upgrade the city's vehicle fleet and roadways. Such a large investment offers many opportunities, just not for bicyclists.

Region’s Demographics More Closely Resemble 1950s America Than Today’s

You often hear American politicians speak about "Normal America" in a reference to the country's historical small town narrative - one that is also...

With Opening of St. Lawrence Square, East Price Hill Welcomes New Gathering Space

Yesterday the City of Cincinnati, Price Hill Will and members of the East Price Hill community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of a project that has been years in the making.