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Today’s Headlines

  • Cincinnati Has a Lot of Work to Do to Make Streets Safe for Walking (Soapbox)
  • If Columbus Doesn’t Want People Biking on Sidewalks It Should Make Streets Safer for Riding (NPR)
  • Apple Expands Transit Map Coverage to More Ohio Cities (MacRumors)
  • It Appears Increasingly Likely That SORTA Will Put Transit Measure on 2017 Ballot (WCPO)
  • Columbus Voters Have Big Decisions on City Issues Next Week (ThisWeek)
  • Pedestrianized Streets Help Make for More Livable Cities (Parksify)
  • Transportation Secretary Foxx Looking to Fix Past Urban Renewal Errors (American Prospect)

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Three Pieces of Government Team Up to Plan Columbus Region’s Transportation (Columbus Dispatch) Cincy Red Bike Lands First Major Corporate Sponsorship (WCPO) Night Street Market in Downtown Columbus Expanding Due to Popularity (Business First) Poor Transit Service Makes Youngstown’s Grocery Store Shortage Even Worse (WFMJ) Cleveland Heights Providing Funding for Cedar-Lee Streetscape Improvements (Plain Dealer) New Bike […]

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Future of $2.4 Billion Brent Spence Bridge Project in Doubt (River City News) Columbus to Get First Protected Bike Lane in University District (Columbus Dispatch) Cleveland RTA Says Many Converts Sticking With Transit Despite Cheap Gas (Wall Street Journal) Bus Riders Object to COTA Plans to Consolidate Routes (Columbus Dispatch) Developer Going “All-In” on Redevelopment Project […]

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Will Trump Address Brent Spence Bridge in Today’s Speech? (WCPO) Dayton RTA OKs Guns on Buses (Dayton Daily News) Cincinnati City Council Holds Special Meeting to Flesh Out Streetcar Budget (WVXU) Streets Open to People as Thousands Flock to Columbus Arts Festival (Business First) Parking Restrictions Make Transit Most Sensible Option for Getting to Game 3 (WKYC) Uber […]

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Cincinnati Mayoral Candidate With Ambitious Transit Plan Wins Primary (Business Courier) Columbus’ City School Boosts Funding for Transporting Homeless Children (Columbus Dispatch) Check Out the Designs for Cincy Multi-Modal Path’s First Mile (Business Courier) Short North Streets Poised for Transformation (Columbus Dispatch) Penn Station’s Summer Outlook: Delays, Disruptions (AP) Truck Collisions Increasingly Clog Up Los Angeles Freeways (KPCC) More headlines at Streetsblog USA

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Public Transit Ridership Inches Upward in Ohio’s Major Cities (Business Courier) Ohio Lawmakers Propose Increasing Rural Highway Speed Limits to 75 MPH (Columbus Dispatch) Cleveland RTA to Sell $51 Million of Highly Rated Transit Bonds (Bond Buyer) Covered Bike/Ped Bridge Receives $2.2 Million in Federal Funding (Dayton Daily News) Are Open Container Districts Good or […]
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