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Links to keep you up to speed on what’s happening in Cincinnati and what we can learn from other cities.

Cincinnati’s booming center city should be obvious choice for CDK Global’s new operations center

It was announced on Monday that CDK Global will bring 1,000 jobs to Southwest Ohio. The tech and marketing support agency should look no further than Downtown and Over-the-Rhine.

User fees aren’t coming close to covering roadway costs

User fees aren't coming close to covering roadway costs. Roads have long been perceived as self-financing through their user fees (gasoline taxes, tolls, and other...

Tolled highways may soon become part of everyday life in Cincinnati

Tolled highways may soon become part of everyday life in Cincinnati. The unwillingness of lawmakers to approve an increase to gasoline taxes is causing otherwise...

Uptown leaders should copy Buffalo and develop a street-calming plan

Uptown leaders should copy Buffalo and develop a street-calming plan. Cincinnati's uptown neighborhoods are experiencing a bit of a boom. Hundreds of residential units are...

Will Marriott-Starwood Merger Affect New Hotels in Cincinnati’s Center City?

Will Marriott-Starwood Merger Affect New Hotels in Cincinnati's Center City A new AC Hotel by Marriott is coming to The Banks, and a Starwood-affiliated Aloft Hotel...