A business owner who's asking the city to modify a plan to install protected bike lanes on Central Parkway is now offering to raise private money to assist with the project.
Tim Haines wants to preserve on-street parking in front of his building. He's asking council members to support Vice Mayor David Mann's compromise motion introduced Tuesday. It would take the bike lanes out of the travel lanes on Central Parkway and place them closer to the sidewalk on a separate path between Ravine and Brighton Streets.
A community design workshop will be held on Saturday to discuss ideas for the Wasson Way project. concerning the project. The session will be held at Clark Montessori School at 3030 Erie Avenue from 8:30 am to 12:45 pm.
Previous story from October 1st:
Cincinnati is continuing negotiations with Norfolk Southern to acquire a currently unused section of railroad track running from Victory Parkway to Redbank Road.
The city wants to develop the nearly five-mile section of Wasson Way into a bike and hike trail.
A press release says the map is a combination of routes throughout Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren counties. 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.