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11:23 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Mile markers coming to city trails

  The City of Cincinnati will install mile markers on four paved hiking-biking trails, so if you need assistance you can get it more quickly.  The Otto Armleder Park Trail and Connector Trail, the Lunken Airport Trail, and the Ohio River Trail will all have numbered markers posted every tenth of a mile, much like on Interstate highways.

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Public transportation
3:46 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Cincinnati Council committee delays vote on ridesharing regulations

Some Cincinnati council members are still debating proposed city regulations for ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft.  

The Major Transportation committee Tuesday delayed a vote on such an ordinance.  

Vice Mayor David Mann said he has concerns with pages-long terms and conditions for each service.  He does not like limits on negligence liability and waiving the right to a jury trial to settle any claims.

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Transportation
5:00 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Why you should care about road salt prices in the middle of summer

A truck picks up a load of road salt last winter. Prices this year are skyrocketing.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Temperatures are soaring, and so too are road salt prices.

It may seem odd to think about snow and ice right now but transportation departments are buying now for the winter. They're finding steep prices.

Hamilton County Engineer Ted Hubbard says the county paid $45 per ton last year. This year the county is paying $104 per ton.

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Cincinnati Edition
4:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments - aka OKI - updates local projects

OKI is involved in many projects, including the Brent Spence Bridge.
Michael Keating

  

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Transportation
3:51 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Oh & Ky transportation leaders discuss Brent Spence options

Credit Michael Keating

Leaders in Ohio and Kentucky say the Brent Spence Bridge Project remains on target for a 2015 ground breaking but there's still no solid funding plan in place.

Mike Hancock of Kentucky says the states need to get creative when it comes to funding the project.

"There are opportunities to work with the community to see if there's anything we can do to make the toll rates more palatable."

Ohio Transportation secretary Jerry Wray agrees that tolling is part of the answer but not the entire solution.

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