bike trail http://wvxu.org en Cranley: Spend $1.9 million on major bike projects http://wvxu.org/post/cranley-spend-19-million-major-bike-projects <p>Mayor John Cranley wants Cincinnati City Council to approve $1.9 million for five bicycling projects in the city.</p><p>The largest amount of money, $1.1 million, would go to kick-start the Cincy Bike Share program, while $200,000 would go toward four other bike trails – Wasson Way, the Oasis Corridor, Mill Creek and the Ohio River Trail West.</p><p>“We’re on the cusp of being thought of as one of the country’s most bike friendly cities within the next 10 years,’’ Cranley said this morning at a City Hall press conference, where he was surrounded by advocates for all five projects.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 25938 at http://wvxu.org Cranley: Spend $1.9 million on major bike projects Workshop on Wasson Way planned for Saturday http://wvxu.org/post/workshop-wasson-way-planned-saturday <p>A community design workshop will be held on Saturday to discuss ideas for the Wasson Way project.&nbsp; concerning the project. The session will be held at Clark Montessori School at 3030 Erie Avenue from 8:30 am to 12:45 pm.</p><p>Previous story from October 1st:</p><p>Cincinnati is continuing negotiations with Norfolk Southern to acquire a currently unused section of railroad track running from Victory Parkway to Redbank Road.</p><p>The city wants to develop the nearly five-mile section of <a href="http://www.wassonway.org">Wasson Way</a> into a bike and hike trail.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:00:59 +0000 Jay Hanselman 18314 at http://wvxu.org Workshop on Wasson Way planned for Saturday Cincinnati could make offer for Wasson Way by end of year http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-could-make-offer-wasson-way-end-year <p>Cincinnati is continuing negotiations with Norfolk Southern to acquire a currently unused section of railroad track running from Victory Parkway to Redbank Road. &nbsp;<br /><br />The city wants to develop the nearly five-mile section of <a href="http://www.wassonway.org">Wasson Way</a> into a bike and hike trail. &nbsp;<br /><br />City Transportation and Engineering Director Michael Moore updated a Council committee Tuesday on talks with the railroad.<br /> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:23:54 +0000 Jay Hanselman 17940 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati could make offer for Wasson Way by end of year Cincinnati continues efforts to obtain Wasson Way line http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-continues-efforts-obtain-wasson-way-line <p>Cincinnati officials are continuing their efforts to acquire about 5 miles of unused railroad track running through portions of Avondale, Evanston, Hyde Park, Oakley and Mt. Lookout.<br><br>The city is interested in a section of the Wasson Way line running from Victory Parkway to the west and Red Bank Road on the east. &nbsp;<br><br>Norfolk Southern currently owns the railroad track, but it hasn't been used since 2009. &nbsp;<br><br>Transportation and Engineering Director Michael Moore said getting it for the city involves a somewhat lengthy process.<br> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 19:36:21 +0000 Jay Hanselman 14216 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati continues efforts to obtain Wasson Way line