Ohio

July 19, 2015, 1pm PDT
Columbus is surprisingly suburban, given that the city is the largest in population in the state of Ohio. Maybe that perception comes from the fact that it’s also the largest in size in the state?
The Columbus Dispatch
July 15, 2015, 9am PDT
Alana Semuels describes the structural forces that had led Cincinnati's Lincoln Heights neighborhood to the brink of extinction.
The Atlantic
July 7, 2015, 8am PDT
In its first comprehensive plan since the 1960s, Canton, Ohio, is setting a bold new course that could influence planning in hundreds of small and mid-sized American cities with weak real estate markets.
The Canton Repository
June 29, 2015, 7am PDT
The Atlantic's Eric Jaffe centers on James Corner's latest work in Cleveland's Public Square, and goes to describe his other well-known projects, including the High Line, and transformations of public parks and urban spaces throughout the country.
The Atlantic Magazine
June 27, 2015, 11am PDT
Drinking and riding isn't legal for everyone—but it is legal on a vehicle known as the Pedal Wagon, which seats 15 people around a mobile bar, thanks to a new state law.
Cincinnati Business Courier
June 26, 2015, 11am PDT
An Ohio Senator hopes to use the transportation reauthorization bill to motivate states that issue license plates bearing the Confederate flag to remove them. A week ago the Supreme Court ruled states can do so without violating the first amendment.
Cincinnati Enquirer
June 23, 2015, 1pm PDT
Cleveland will soon have its first park let—thanks to the leadership of the nonprofit Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corp., the collective generosity of Cleveland Collectivo and more, and the approval of the Cleveland Planning Commission.
The Plain Dealer
June 21, 2015, 1pm PDT
Transportation for America recaps the first meeting in three years by the House Ways and Means Committee to address transportation funding. Chairman Paul Ryan decried the $63 billion bailout of the Highway Trust Fund but ruled out a gas tax hike.
T4America Blog
June 17, 2015, 8am PDT
A year after Ohio community development groups received $0 in New Market Tax Credits for the first time ever, the Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. is ready to declare the end of the funding drought.
Cincinnati Business Courier
June 11, 2015, 9am PDT
The Cincinnati State viaduct, as Urban Cincy calls the project, would reconstruct a series of ramps and interchanges where I-74 and I-75 meet near Mill Creek.
UrbanCincy
June 11, 2015, 6am PDT
Earning negative press as a put-America-back-to-work campaign stop, the Ohio city also suffered from reported connections to crime. Now private developers are working alongside Youngstown State to bring people back.
New York Times
June 8, 2015, 1pm PDT
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) has been busy negotiating with bidders regarding the potential operations of the forthcoming Cincinnati streetcar.
Cincinnati Business Courier
May 26, 2015, 10am PDT
The Portsmouth Bypass will provide Ohio's first test case of public-private partnership on a major transportation project. As such, the news about the project's ballooning costs could have been better.
The Columbus Dispatch
May 13, 2015, 6am PDT
The $100 million investment by Medpace CEO Dr. August Troendle will add a new hotel in addition to office and commercial space to the neighborhood of Madisonville. The deal that enables the project involves a lot of moving parts.
Cincinnati Enquirer
April 29, 2015, 1pm PDT
Few planning efforts in the country have provoked as much commentary and criticism as Cleveland's $330 million Opportunity Corridor. The city recently pushed for more improvements, and the state seems receptive.
The Plain Dealer
April 27, 2015, 12pm PDT
After narrowly escaping attempts to kill the project, the Cincinnati Streetcar is now faced with questions about how to fund and expand the system.
Cincinnati Enquirer
April 27, 2015, 6am PDT
In this long-form article, G.M. Donley reminds us why walkable and diverse communities have become such a planning staple. In Cleveland, New Urbanism contends with a history of sprawl and decreasing population.
Belt Magazine
April 26, 2015, 5am PDT
Joel Kotkin recently waded into the conversation about that it will take to return Legacy Cities into the prosperity of former years.
The Plain Dealer
April 20, 2015, 5am PDT
Two streets in Akron, one-way and four or five lanes across, have become too much of a safety hazard, and city officials are ready to make a change.
WKYC
April 11, 2015, 7am PDT
Research from Brookings puts Cleveland in last place for improving access to jobs from 2000 through 2012. And jobs sprawl is up throughout the rest of the country as well.
Green City Blue Lake