bicycles http://wvxu.org en Central Pkwy bike lanes causing parking confusion http://wvxu.org/post/central-pkwy-bike-lanes-causing-parking-confusion <p><strong>Update 07/29/14 at 2:30 pm:</strong>&nbsp; Drivers on Central Parkway may also notice some spots along the route now feature bright green paint on the roadway.<br /><br />A city official said the paint is <strong>“to alert motorists and bicyclists that their paths may be crossing at these locations.”</strong>&nbsp; The official said Liberty Street is a great example, where lots of people are turning onto and off of Liberty where it intersects with Central Parkway.<br /> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:39:28 +0000 Jay Hanselman 29756 at http://wvxu.org Central Pkwy bike lanes causing parking confusion 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