bicycles http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati gets federal grant for bike trails http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-gets-federal-grant-bike-trails <p>Cincinnati is getting $1 million from the federal government for bike trails.&nbsp; The funds come from the Transportation Alternatives program from the U.S. Department of Transportation. &nbsp;<br /><br />A city press release said half of the money will be used to expand a West Side bicycle route to make it easier for students to get to school.&nbsp; The rest will be used to repair potholes on the Lunken Trail along Wilmer Avenue.<br /><br />The Westwood Trail will create a “Safe Routes to School” connection with Western Hills High School.<br /> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:30:04 +0000 Jay Hanselman 28117 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati gets federal grant for bike trails Works beginning on Central Pkwy bike lanes http://wvxu.org/post/works-beginning-central-pkwy-bike-lanes <p>Interim Cincinnati City Manager Scott Stiles said Friday the contractor has been given "notice-to-proceed" and work has begun on Central Parkway Bikeway.<br /><br />A memo said the revised plan keeps 15 parking spaces on the south side of Central Parkway opposite Ravine Street.&nbsp; Business owner Tim Haines had requested the modification to maintain parking in front of his building.&nbsp; That includes a loading zone and two handicap spaces.<br /> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:27:08 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27644 at http://wvxu.org Works beginning on Central Pkwy bike lanes Mann still looking for votes on bike lanes compromise http://wvxu.org/post/mann-still-looking-votes-bike-lanes-compromise <p>UPDATE:</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:25:36 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25866 at http://wvxu.org Mann still looking for votes on bike lanes compromise New bike map for southwest Ohio http://wvxu.org/post/new-bike-map-southwest-ohio <p>The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments is releasing its<a href="http://gis.oki.org/BikeRouteGuide/" target="_blank"> 2013 Ohio counties bike route guide</a>.<br><br>A press release says the map is a combination of routes throughout Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren counties.&nbsp; A similar version was released last year, but it’s been updated to include additional neighborhood streets, memory hills and problem areas in specification intersections.<br> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:10:37 +0000 Jay Hanselman 14296 at http://wvxu.org New bike map for southwest Ohio List of local bike friendly destinations keeps growing http://wvxu.org/post/list-local-bike-friendly-destinations-keeps-growing <p>Queen City Bike has released its 2013 list of bicycle friendly destinations.&nbsp; It's a list that keeps getting bigger with two dozen new destinations this year.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.queencitybike.com/bike-friendly-destinations/">Click here to see the entire list of 79 destinations.</a></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 20:39:25 +0000 Mark Heyne 13190 at http://wvxu.org List of local bike friendly destinations keeps growing