Ohio

May 26, 2016, 10am PDT
This summer, a pilot project will close a block of West Cherry Street to cars in Columbus, Ohio. If the project proves popular, more of the street could be permanently given to pedestrians.
Columbus Underground
May 10, 2016, 6am PDT
Apparently to galvanize public support, the Colorado Department of Transportation and an Ohio chamber of commerce have produced videos touting the benefits of widening projects for low-income communities.
Streetsblog USA
May 6, 2016, 11am PDT
Erie, Pennsylvania and Canton, Ohio have faced the challenges of shrinking populations and fewer job prospects, but new comprehensive plans in each city may provide a pathway to resurgence
The Canton Repository
April 14, 2016, 9am PDT
As promised, Gov. Matt Bevin signed the P3 bill that allows private funding, but bans tolls, to pay for the $2.6 billion Brent Spence Bridge project over the Ohio River that connects Covington, Ky. to Cincinnati. Now he needs to find the funding.
Cincinnati Enquirer
April 12, 2016, 5am PDT
The Cincinnati City Council is considering a budget for the eagerly anticipated Cincinnati Streetcar this week, revealing new details about the expected opening and early operations of the system.
Cincinnati Business Courier
April 9, 2016, 11am PDT
The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) will begin a new long-term planning process. Early indications are that the new plan will focus on providing transportation options to low-income people with no access to cars.
Cleveland Plain Dealer
March 31, 2016, 11am PDT
The idea that there isn't enough parking around Cleveland's FirstMerit Convention Center, site of the 2016 Republican National Convention, is likely debatable, but local officials are looking for solutions to the problem regardless.
Cleveland.com
March 26, 2016, 9am PDT
A unique partnership is making it easier to construct and own a home in the Cleveland neighborhood of Ohio City, located in Cleveland..
Cleveland Plain Dealer
March 10, 2016, 8am PST
The city of Cleveland has begun to build a political consensus around the need to update its 1929 zoning code.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Feature
March 3, 2016, 5am PST
The latest installment of the "Planners Across America" series visits Columbus, Ohio, for a conversation with Planning Administrator Kevin Wheeler.
Josh Stephens
February 23, 2016, 1pm PST
The Ohio Supreme Court had to intervene in the complicated issue of municipal golf courses managed by private operators. In the end, Cincinnati's municipal golf courses will keep their property tax exemptions.
Cincinnati Enquirer
February 23, 2016, 11am PST
Waste management and composting take an entrepreneurial twist through Cleveland millennials' burgeoning home-grown business.
CEOs for Cities Blog
February 23, 2016, 8am PST
Gas taxes and road and bridge tolls are not very popular, but important nonetheless. Gov. Matt Bevin (R) will sign a bill that prohibits tolls on a new Ohio River bridge, and might also endanger federal funding.
Cincinnati Enquirer
February 18, 2016, 1pm PST
A vote by the city of Cincinnati's Historic Conservation Board, of all things, would prioritize parking over historic integrity.
Urban Cincy
February 8, 2016, 6am PST
Disposal of wastewater from fracking has long been associated with earthquakes in Oklahoma as well as Ohio and Texas. A new study shows they were likely the cause of a swarm of quakes in 2005 in the capital of oil in California, Kern County.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 1, 2016, 2pm PST
Columbus, Ohio is expected to grow to 500,000 residents by 2050, but all recent efforts to raise the funds for a large investment in transit have stalled. The new City Council president wants to try again.
Columbus Business First
January 27, 2016, 2pm PST
Down to a population of 197,859 from its 1960 peak of 290,351, the city of Akron is looking for a way to bring people back to its community. One thing Akron has going for it already: an enthusiastic champion of the cause.
Akron Beacon Journal
January 27, 2016, 10am PST
Learning from the mishaps shown by state regulatory agencies in Michigan, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency wasted no time in beginning a criminal investigation resulting from reports of concentrations of high lead levels in some Ohio homes.
WFMJ-TV
December 7, 2015, 7am PST
Surveyors hitting the streets in Cleveland have found that the problem of vacant homes in the city isn't as bad as first feared.
Cleveland Plain-Dealer
December 2, 2015, 1pm PST
There's still a long way to go to get to the finish line on the conversion of a rail corridor into a bike trail that could connect important parts of the city, but Cincinnati is currently pulling lots of purse strings to make it happen.
Cincinnati Business Courier