Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Cincinnati

Cincinnati’s Highway Revolt on the Verge of Victory

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Could the end be near for the $1.4 billion Eastern Corridor highway project proposed for eastern Cincinnati? Language added to Ohio’s transportation budget, which is being debated right now, would specifically “prohibit [Ohio DOT] from funding the Eastern Corridor Project in Hamilton County.” The amendment was introduced by Republican state lawmaker Tom Brinkman, who represents an eastern portion […]

Cincinnati’s Eastern Corridor: The $1.4 Billion Road No One Seems to Want

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The Eastern Corridor is an expensive state DOT highway project searching for a reason to exist. The $1.4 billion proposal from Ohio DOT is ostensibly intended to reduce commute times from Cincinnati’s far eastern bedroom communities to downtown. The project, a remnant of 1960s-era road planning, would create a commuter highway through the eastern Cincinnati region by widening […]

Who Will Preserve Our Nation’s Urban Parking Lots?

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A historic preservation group in Cincinnati put together the above video, meant to make us think critically about some of the most fiercely guarded yet least loved places in our cities: parking lots. Kudos to the Cincinnati Preservation Collective for bravely defending the spaces that help make Cincinnati much like every other mid-sized city in […]