traffic http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati Triathlon to close some city streets http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-triathlon-close-some-city-streets <p>The <a href="http://cincytriathlon.com/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Triathlon</a> is Sunday morning. That means lots of swimming, running and biking... and street closures downtown.</p><p><strong>Here's what you need to know:</strong></p><p>The Cincinnati Triathlon will take place on Sunday, July 21, 2013.&nbsp; Beginning at 6 AM on Sunday, July 21 the following streets will close and remain closed until approximately 12 PM:</p> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15152 at http://wvxu.org Traffic changes coming along riverfront http://wvxu.org/post/traffic-changes-coming-along-riverfront <p></p><p>Traffic along Cincinnati's riverfront is getting a little more tricky for a few weeks.</p><p>Lane closures and detours start Monday morning while crews work on constructing a new pedestrian bridge on Pete Rose Way and what's known as the Dumbo Lot at Third and Broadway and removing the Race Street bridge deck.</p><p>Sidewalks in those areas will also be closed for certain periods.</p><p>The traffic disruptions are slated to run through early August.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 08:13:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 14595 at http://wvxu.org Traffic changes coming along riverfront ADHD linked to traffic pollution http://wvxu.org/post/adhd-linked-traffic-pollution <P>New research from the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center finds kids who live near or attend school near a major highway or interstate have an increased risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) because of the traffic- related pollution.</P> <P><STRONG>Lots of&nbsp;kids could be at risk</STRONG></P> <P>Studies have shown 40% of children attend school within 400 meters of a major highway. Another 11% of the population in the U.S. Tue, 21 May 2013 04:00:01 +0000 Ann Thompson 12802 at http://wvxu.org ADHD linked to traffic pollution ODOT launches traffic website http://wvxu.org/post/odot-launches-traffic-website <p></p><p>With all the construction that’s likely to start up on Ohio roads this spring and summer, this may be some good news for drivers from ODOT.</p><p>The transportation department is launching <a href="http://www.ohgo.com/dashboard/cincinnati" target="_blank">ohgo.com</a>, where ODOT director Jerry Wray says travelers can customize their trips within six major Ohio cities and between different regions of the state.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:18:17 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 8068 at http://wvxu.org ODOT launches traffic website Roebling closed during rush hour http://wvxu.org/post/roebling-closed-during-rush-hour <p> **Update**</p><p>From The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:</p><p>"The Roebling Bridge will be closed beginning approximately at 4 pm until so that the District 6 Bridge Crew can take check the north tower.&nbsp; This afternoon a piece of sandstone fell from the ledge.&nbsp; At this time it appears to be superficial, but crews will take a closer look.&nbsp; The bridge will reopen once inspection is complete and deemed clear."</p><p></p><p>The Roebling Suspension bridge is out of commission for Thursday rush hour traffic.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:25:14 +0000 Tana Weingartner 7909 at http://wvxu.org Roebling closed during rush hour