Politics

Parking mandates stymy development in Cincinnati’s urban neighborhoods

Public policy surrounding parking has not changed much since mandates were originally developed through zoning codes decades ago. Those minimum parking requirements now not only appear to be outdated, but also hurting small businesses wanting to invest in urban neighborhoods across America.

Over-the-Rhine is not one of nation’s most dangerous neighborhoods

Walletpop.com has released a phony report listing the nation's 25 most dangerous neighborhoods. Unfortunately, Cincinnati's local media has decided to once again jump all over the inclusion of a portion of Over-the-Rhine on that list without first doing any fact-checking.

Cincinnati City Council approves new mobile food vendor program

Cincinnati's City Council has voted 7-1 to create a new Mobile Food Vendor Program that will create three public locations throughout downtown Cincinnati that will be able to support between 10 to 20 mobile food vendors seven days a week from 6am to 3:30am in addition to the countless private locations where mobile food vendors are still able to locate.

Roughly 39% of Hamilton County’s Workforce Commutes From Outside of County

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Hamilton County has a higher than normal percentage of people commuting in and out of it each day for work.

ODOT Looking For Public Feedback on Reworked Eastern Corridor Program

After significant public opposition, ODOT is now looking for feedback about how to proceed with a reworked effort for the massive Eastern Corridor program.