Today’s Headlines

  • Cincinnati Mayor Wants to Remove Ohio’s First Protected Bike Lane (WKRC)
  • Columbus Suffering From City-Wide Spike in Bike Thefts (WTTE)
  • Data Shows That Women- and Minority-Owned Firms Are Losing Out With ODOT Projects (WCPO)
  • Lessons From Cincinnati’s Grassroots Regeneration Efforts (RobertsDay)
  • What Should Cleveland Do With Its Next Vacated Suburban Mall? (CleveScene)
  • Cyclist Critically Injured Following a Hit-and-Run During Charity Bike Ride (Toledo News Now)
  • The Cities That Invest the Most in Protected Bike Lanes Reap Biggest Rewards (Co.EXIST)
  • Despite Popular Opinion, Conservatives Actually Have a Lot to Offer Cities (City Observatory)

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