Clifton Avenue Protected Bike Lanes Improve Safety for All Roadway Users

View this op-ed published in the Cincinnati Enquirer here. At Tri-State Trails, we believe that expanding the transportation options for people in our region benefits everyone, not just the people who choose to use them. Nowhere is this more true than the Clifton Avenue two-way protected bike lane near the University of Cincinnati. City of…

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Grab a Low-Stress Bike Map from your favorite local spot

This past spring, Tri-State Trails published a new Low-Stress Bike Map for the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky urban core. With a new audience of people riding bikes because of the pandemic, we wanted to show how easy it is to ride in your neighborhood, not just on the trail. Roughly 7,000 copies have been distributed…

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Plan your low-stress ride with our new bike map

One of the most frequent questions we’ve received during the pandemic bike boom has been, “Where can I ride my bike?” Our online Trail Finder tool has been a great resource to get people started–but with this new captive audience of people riding bikes, we wanted to take the opportunity to encourage folks to ride…

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New Dashboard to Track Crash Data

On April 7, more than 60 activists and elected officials gathered to remember the lives of 17 bicyclists and pedestrians who lost their lives to car crashes in the past year. At the event, we premiered a dashboard to track bicyclist and pedestrian-involved car crashes that is a first-of-its-kind in our region.  We cannot just…

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One death is too many

Crossing the street shouldn’t involve taking your life into your hands. Riding a bicycle shouldn’t be an act of bravery. But far too often, participating in traffic as a vulnerable road user results in senseless loss of life. It’s easy to become numb to the news alerts on our phones and the 20-second recaps of…

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Clifton Avenue gets a bike lane glow-up

On March 27, the city will celebrate its newest piece of bicycle infrastructure. After less than eight months of planning, the Clifton Ave. two-way protected bike lane will finally be open to bicycle traffic. It only took two days to install and cost approximately $50,000 in materials. Building off of the legacy of two-way protected…

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Don’t give up on riding your bike this winter

Here’s how to make your winter riding more comfortable without breaking the bank There are few things as miserable than a ride interrupted by cold rain when you’ve left your rain jacket at home, or by rides ended too soon by numb fingers and mittens. It’s easy to give up and hang up your bike…

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It’s time for a new bike map

Tri-State Trails wants your help to identify barriers to bicycling for everyday people in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. It’s been far too long since we had an updated bicycle map for the region. So, we’re ramping up to create a new–and improved–map available for anyone who wants to ride their bike without feeling too stressed…

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NKY Candidates Adopt Policy Platform

Tri-State Trails sent our Active Transportation Policy Platform to all the candidates running for elected office in Northern Kentucky’s urban core in November 2020. Below are the candidates that formally adopted our policy platform. Please note, this is not an endorsement of the following candidates. Candidates with their name bolded were elected. Representative Rachel Roberts…

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