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By air, land and sea, Cincinnatians are connected to the world through CVG International airport, and new daily flights from Lunken Airport on the east side. METRO and TANK provide the wheeled service that connects the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region together, but it's a long anticipated ground-breaking for a streetcar route that will bridge the Banks development, downtown, Over-the-Rhine, and Uptown that has Cincinnatians really talking public transport. Non-motorized transportation is making waves too, with a bicycle master plan that includes sharrows and cycling racks in neighborhoods.

Transportation Features

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Soapdish: Why can't Cincinnati have nice things like bike lanes?

Recent rumblings out of City Hall have labeled Central Parkway’s protected bike lane a "disaster" that should be "scrapped." Just because Cincinnatians are terrible drivers? Really?

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Soapdish: What might have been with MetroMoves, what might still be

Hamilton County voters resoundingly rejected MetroMoves in 2002, but Casey wonders if the comprehensive light rail vision could make a comeback once Cincinnati's streetcar is a success.

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Soapdish: Streetcar opponents just can't seem to 'move on'

"Move on" makes a great bumper sticker slogan and a pretty good name for a progressive online grassroots organization. It's also what Mayor John Cranley and other streetcar opponents promised to do in late 2013 when the project got back on track. But they can't or won't, and to what gain?

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Top 10 transportation stories for 2015 and beyond

As winter slowly recedes and potholes reappear, can spring flowers and infrastructure updates be far behind? Here are 10 transportation stories we’re following that will impact Greater Cincinnati throughout 2015 and beyond.

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15 for '15: Big ideas driving Cincinnati forward in the new year

Here are 15 big ideas for Greater Cincinnati in 2015 that, if achieved, will accelerate the region's forward momentum. They're certainly doable given the winds of change moving Cincinnati in the right direction.
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Transportation Videos

Cincinnati Streetcar branding

Cincinnati Streetcar logo, graphics, "founder's club" pass announced

The City of Cincinnati introduced Kolar Design's branding system for the Cincinnati Streetcar, unveiling the logo and guidelines for applying the brand identity on vehicles, signs, stations, operators’ uniforms, website and printed materials through a cool video.

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500 Balloons, 1,000 People

Cincinnati streetcar project supporters lined the route from Music Hall to Findlay Market at a rally in Over-the-Rhine December 1.

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Bikes in the City

May is Bike Month, so what better way to celebrate than to share stories about local cyclists and why traveling on two wheels is their preferred method of travel? Video by Caroline Bozzi, Elese Daniel, Hunter Moore and Madison Schmidt of the University of Cincinnati.

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The Bright Ride

If you didn't catch this on downtown streets last month, here's your chance to revive some holiday cheer. Cincinnati cyclists don their sparkliest sparkles for a ride to remember. Video courtesy ArtsWave.

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ARTeries

Imagine a series of public art 'links' that run the length of 12th Street in Over-the-Rhine's arts district. That's just what ARTeries proposes to do by using public art to link the new Washington Park, arts venues, and cultural clusters on Vine and Main Streets.
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