OKI http://wvxu.org en The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments - aka OKI - updates local projects http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-kentucky-indiana-regional-council-governments-aka-oki-updates-local-projects <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27861 at http://wvxu.org The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments - aka OKI - updates local projects Oasis Rail Transit Project http://wvxu.org/post/oasis-rail-transit-project <p></p><p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 13:05:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 21477 at http://wvxu.org Oasis Rail Transit Project MLK interchange at 71 takes step forward http://wvxu.org/post/mlk-interchange-71-takes-step-forward <p>Cincinnati Council will likely vote Wednesday to sell bonds to pay for the city's portion of building a new interchange on I-71 at Martin Luther King Drive.&nbsp; The plan has been in the works for several years. &nbsp;<br /><br />“We’re not just building a road because we need a road there,” Council Member Yvette Simpson said.&nbsp; “We anticipate lots of development along the corridor.”<br /><br />The MLK interchange is designed to provide easier access to the Uptown area and places like the University of Cincinnati and several major hospitals.<br /> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:27:08 +0000 Jay Hanselman 20846 at http://wvxu.org MLK interchange at 71 takes step forward Deal nearly set to fund MLK/71 interchange project http://wvxu.org/post/deal-nearly-set-fund-mlk71-interchange-project <p><strong>&nbsp;UPDATE:</strong>&nbsp; <em>The OKI board unanimously approved the funding plan at its meeting Thursday morning.</em></p><p>The <a href="http://www.oki.org/" target="_blank">OKI Regional Council of Governments</a> board will vote Thursday on a first-of-its kind financing plan to rebuild the Interstate 71/Martin Luther King interchange.</p><p>OKI Director Mark Policinski says the plan calls for a loan from the <a href="http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/Finance/Pages/StateInfrastructureBank.aspx" target="_blank">state infrastructure bank</a>.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:07:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 19638 at http://wvxu.org Deal nearly set to fund MLK/71 interchange project OKI set to release new information on strategic plan http://wvxu.org/post/oki-set-release-new-information-strategic-plan <p>The <a href="http://www.oki.org" target="_blank">Ohio Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of Governments </a>is continuing efforts to plan for the region's future.&nbsp; It's holding <a href="http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vgifeldab&amp;oeidk=a07e7p6ln7gda238d7e" target="_blank">an event Wednesday evening </a>to reveal the findings from a "How Do We Grow From Here Questionnaire."<br><br>Communication Director Brian Cunningham said there are about 32 issues facing the region.<br> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 19:27:16 +0000 Jay Hanselman 14745 at http://wvxu.org OKI set to release new information on strategic plan