Critical trail connections come online

We celebrate every little piece of trail that gets constructed. Here’s the scoop on some significant progress that took place this month after years in the making! CROWN In Cincinnati, the CROWN network is taking several steps closer to completion. On September 15, local leaders and community groups celebrated a one mile addition to Wasson…

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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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The Beechmont connector is about to be real

After years of planning and coordinating, one of the longest paved multi-use paths in America will be connected to Downtown Cincinnati. In the fall of 2022, the completed Beechmont Connector will allow you to get on your bicycle and ride directly from the Little Miami Scenic Trail to the trails at Lunken Airport and Armleder…

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What Wasson Way Means for One Woman

Trail use has skyrocketed during the global pandemic. On some trails that we monitor, we’ve seen an 65% increase in traffic in 2020 compared to 2019. As we continue our efforts to complete the CROWN, we’re eager to celebrate each new milestone. On November 28, we joined with elected officials and local leaders to cut…

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A bright spot for pedestrians downtown

More than seven months after Cincinnati created outdoor dining zones in Over-the-Rhine and Pendleton, the city and 3CDC have announced that they’ll be making these “streateries” a permanent addition to the urban landscape. The expansion of outdoor dining during the spring that spread to side streets and what was formerly designated as on-street parking has…

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Trails win big in OKI transportation funding awards

On October 8, 2020, OKI Regional Council of Governments’ board of directors awarded $40 million for regional transportation projects, $10.3 million of which will be used to build new trail and sidewalk projects. Wasson Way in Cincinnati received the largest amount for a standalone bike or pedestrian project–$3.76 million–to extend the planned trail from Blair…

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Devou Good Foundation donates 1,000 bike racks, repair stations

Check out coverage of this story by River City News and CityBeat. Covington, KY – The Devou Good Foundation of Northern Kentucky has donated 1,000 new bike racks and 5 repair stations to the City of Cincinnati. The donation significantly increases the number of racks and bike parking across Cincinnati.  “Until now, cyclists have gotten…

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Tri-State Trails Releases Active Transportation Policy Platform

Over the next two years, the elected leadership of our urban core cities will change. Several Northern Kentucky cities will be electing new mayors and city commissions in November 2020. Across the river, Cincinnati will elect a new mayor and city council in November 2021. In an effort to make key issues around walking and…

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Help Us CROWN the Queen City

Tri-State Trails is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Wasson Way and Ohio River Way to launch a grassroots fundraising campaign to build out two corridors in CROWN, the Cincinnati Riding Or Walking Network. CROWN is our vision to build a 34-mile urban trail loop around the City of Cincinnati by connecting the Wasson…

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