Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Kentucky

Grassroots Efforts “Crushed” by Louisville’s $2.6 Billion Bridge Boondoggle

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At $2.6 billion, the Ohio River Bridges project in Louisville, Kentucky, is the costliest in the state’s history. It includes 18 elevated lanes, two enormously expensive bridges, a mammoth raised interchange, and a $225 million tunnel under an undeveloped suburban property (“Indiana’s Big Dig“). For years, Louisville residents J.C. Stites and Tyler Allen fought for […]

States Already Licking Their Chops Over Newly “Flexible” Bike/Ped Funds

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Just days after Congress passed a bill allowing states to spend funds supposedly designated for biking and walking on completely unrelated projects, transportation officials are already circling like vultures over that money. An AP story from Covington, Kentucky on Sunday quotes several transportation officials and executives parroting the GOP line that transportation enhancements funding, as that […]