cycling http://wvxu.org en Evendale adopts Bike/Pedestrian master plan http://wvxu.org/post/evendale-adopts-bikepedestrian-master-plan <p>Evendale is the latest community to develop a <a href="http://evendaleohio.org/Pages/EvendaleOH_RecCom/EvendaleOH_Recreation/facilities/CACC/BMPFinal8-30-13.pdf" target="_blank">master plan for increasing bicycle and pedestrian transportation</a> in the village. &nbsp;<br /><br />Recreation Director David Nichols said the village council unanimously approved the proposal Tuesday night.&nbsp; He said it will be good for residents.<br /> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:17:21 +0000 Jay Hanselman 28983 at http://wvxu.org 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 A compromise on Central Pkwy bike lanes, but some on Council not supportive http://wvxu.org/post/compromise-central-pkwy-bike-lanes-some-council-not-supportive <p>Update 4/23/14 at 10:30 am:</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:30:50 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25762 at http://wvxu.org A compromise on Central Pkwy bike lanes, but some on Council not supportive Public hearing on Central Parkway bicycle lanes http://wvxu.org/post/public-hearing-central-parkway-bicycle-lanes <p>Last November, City Council approved a plan to install protected bike lanes on Central Parkway that would eventually stretch from Elm Street downtown to Ludlow Avenue near Cincinnati State. &nbsp;<br /><br />The city was ready to award a contract for the first phase of the work.&nbsp; But Mayor John Cranley and some new council members have questions about the project. &nbsp;<br /><br />Vice Mayor David Mann chairs Council's Neighborhoods Committee, which will hold a hearing on the issue Monday.<br /> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25635 at http://wvxu.org Public hearing on Central Parkway bicycle lanes 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