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Eastern Corridor project: A road no one wants?

The Ohio Department of Transportation's ongoing study of the Eastern Corridor — featuring a widened and rerouted State Rte. 32, commuter rail between downtown and Milford and new bike paths — is being called "The $1.4 Billion Road No One Seems to Want" in a new Streetsblog USA post from writer Angie Schmitt.

Noting strong opposition to the Eastern Corridor plan from impacted communities such as Newtown, Mariemont and Madisonville, Schmitt asks, "Has Ohio DOT decided to shelve it? Nope. Instead, the Federal Highway Administration recently hired a third-party mediator to reach an agreement between Ohio DOT and the highway opponents. The mediator’s report recommended eight possibilities. One is a 'no-build' option, and the other seven are less harmful variations on the Eastern Corridor idea."

Read the full post here.

Nation's mayors want federal help on infrastructure


The U.S. Conference of Mayors' winter meeting last week in Washington, D.C. produced a resounding call for federal government help with urban transportation and infrastructure issues. President Obama signaled his support, calling on Congress to pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan In his State of the Union address.

“We’re all focused on infrastructure,” San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee told The Washington Post. “We think that that’s probably one of the best foundations for our economy, job creation, and we’re true believers in that.”

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Cincinnati beer named one of 100 best on the planet

Rhinegeist Truth, a Cincinnati-brewed India Pale Ale, has been named one of the 100 best beers in the world by lifestyle magazine Men's Journal. Read more.

What it takes to build a startup city: Meet 7 mayors promoting entrepreneurship

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, for the first time in history, has included operational support for Cincinnati’s startup ecosystem in the city’s budget. Read more.

Two local universities among 'Smartest Public Colleges In America'

The University of Cincinnati and Miami University both made Business Insider's list of the 100 Smartest Public Colleges In America. Find out why.

The 5 coolest new parks and public spaces in the US

Urban Land Institute has announced its Open Space Awards, celebrating five exceptional new parks and public spaces across the U.S. and Cincinnati's Washington Park made the list. Read more.

Start-up program teaches business, life values

Ten companies from around the world will move to Cincinnati in January for a rare start-up accelerator experience. Read more.

Check out Cincinnati's new cool

Long known for its industrial past, Cincinnati is getting new life from craft breweries, bold new restaurants and a major neighborhood transformed. Read more.

Know a Theatre: Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Taking a page from The Colbert Report's sporadic Better Know a District Congressional interview feature (but minus the satiric intent), American Theatre has inaugurated a new series to introduce the national theatre audience to a different theatre every other week, starting with Cincinnati's Know Theatre. Read more.

Japps named one of America's best bourbon bars

The Bourbon Review has named Japps among America’s 60 Best Bourbon Bars. Read more.

UC ranked among America's Best National Universities

The University of Cincinnati ranks among America’s "Best National Universities," according to U.S. News & World Report, and UC's reputation is rising. The latest 2015 issue of the magazine’s influential Best Colleges guide ranks the University of Cincinnati 129th among the top tier of national universities, up from 135th last year. See the results.

Local brewers medal at Great American Beer Festival

Locally based Listermann/Triple Digit Brewing Company and Ei8ht Ball Brewing breweries both took home bronze medals on Saturday at the Great American Beer Festival. Read more.

How Cincinnnati's pro-streetcar campaigners won in the end

Ryan Messer and his grassroots group Believe in Cincinnati never took no for an answer. Read more.

CraftBeer.com hosts 'Art & Craft: A Tale of Beer and Brushes'

CraftBeer.com hosts the exclusive online premiere of "Art & Craft: A Tale of Beer and Brushes," a video created by LEAPFrame to document Keith Neltner's and Artworks' Brewery District mural. Check out the video.

Forbes ranks Cincinnati No. 18 'Opportunity City'

Forbes has released its "19 Opportunity Cities: Places It May Be Easier to Make Your Mark" and Cincinnati ranks No. 18, with three other Ohio cities making the list.
 
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