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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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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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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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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It’s construction barrel season–even for trails around town. This year is a big one for trail development in Greater Cincinnati. We’re estimating that about 42 miles of trails and bike lanes will be started and/or completed in 2020! While it might seem like local governments are rapidly responding to the increased demand for trails due…

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So your favorite restaurants have reopened…how are you getting there?  Some streets are closing lanes to make more room for outdoor seating and safe physical distancing. With leaders allowing a slow reopen of certain businesses in the Ohio and Kentucky, restaurants are coming up with innovative ways to accommodate social distancing guidelines. Some parking options…

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EDIT: The Ohio primary election has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Absentee ballots are being accepted through April 28, 2020. For more information on how to vote yes on Issue 7, visit the Hamilton County Board of Elections website. When people don’t have to rely on cars alone to get around, economies are…

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Cincinnati’s CROWN is taking shape. The City of Cincinnati recently applied for two Clean Ohio Trail Fund grants through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to advance key connections in the 34-mile urban trail loop vision. If awarded, the grants would build the first segment of the Little Duck Creek Trail in Madisonville and support…

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Cincinnati, OH – Over 11.1 million miles were traveled on multi-use trails around Greater Cincinnati.  On average, 250 trips were taken on the trails each day. The Purple People Bridge was the most frequently used trail in the tri-state, averaging 1,897 uses per day. The data above are just a sample of those collected in…

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Saturday, July 28 was a historic day for supporters of the Wasson Way bike and pedestrian trail.  Hundreds of supporters came out to celebrate the opening of the first section of trail from Madison Road near Rookwood Commons to Tamarack Avenue behind Withrow High School.  At one point during the event, Councilmember PG Sittenfeld had the…

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