Today’s Headlines

  • COTA Pushing Hard to Win Voter Approval on Transit Levy Renewal (ThisWeekNews)
  • Six People Walking or Biking Have Been Killed By Drivers in Cincinnati in Past Month (WCPO)
  • Lucas County Improves Signage on Dangerous, Heavily-Cycled Road, But Not Design (Blade)
  • Will Akron Score Big Again in This Year’s Knight Cities Challenge? (Beacon Journal)
  • Walkable, Mixed-Use Development Coming to Heart of Silverton (Enquirer)
  • On-Demand Service Apps Changing the Dynamic of Retail Streets (Guardian)
  • Why Does Technology Tend to Have a Bias Toward Cars? (CityMetric)

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You may have seen this headline recently: Columbus will ‘leap-frog’ light rail as transit option after Smart City Challenge win. We’re here to tell you being a smart city means more than embracing driverless cars, it means investing in making Columbus a city focused on moving people. Light Rail, Bus Rapid Transit, and other high capacity […]
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Thoughts on RTA’s Fair Hikes + Service Cuts

Nobody ever stops the press when government works. Everyday, government works to get people to work, to ship goods to markets, to power our economy, and protect our national defense. Occasionally, we do stop the press for major stories when government does not work as we expect. When a bridge crumbles, it’s a headline. When […]