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April 28, 2020, 11am PDT
A report by the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) shows a decrease in environmental enforcement in six Midwest states. The ELPC calls for increased funding. The EPA states the claims errors in data reporting are responsible for the drop.
Urban Milwaukee
April 21, 2020, 11am PDT
Governors of several states announced initial steps to reopen their economies even though their COVID-19 caseloads are not meeting the criteria that they show a decline for two weeks, according to White House reopening guidelines issued April 16.
The New York Times
April 20, 2020, 10am PDT
After initially saying that he had total authority on how and when to reopen the economy, Trump handed the responsibility to the 50 governors to make their own decisions and offered guidance in the form of a three-phase plan that relies on testing.
The New York Times
April 14, 2020, 7am PDT
Washington and California have been praised for early efforts to mitigate community spread of the novel coronavirus, resulting in relatively low rates of infection, hospitalization, and ultimately, death. Add Ohio to the bunch.
The Washington Post
April 7, 2020, 9am PDT
The 220-mile route would connect the two cities and could potentially boost the economies of communities along the stretch.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
April 3, 2020, 10am PDT
All eyes are fixed on New York City, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak with its skyrocketing deaths, but the six counties with the highest number of coronavirus deaths per capita are in two Southern states as of April 1. Manhattan is #7.
The Washington Post
March 24, 2020, 8am PDT
As confirmed cases of COVID-19 increase rapidly throughout the nation, governors of Delaware, Louisiana, and Ohio on Sunday issued stay-at-home orders that take effect Monday night or Tuesday to protect residents and hospitals.
Bloomberg
March 17, 2020, 7am PDT
As restaurants and other local retail businesses ponder how to stay open as people stay at home and social distance for the foreseeable future, parking regulations will likely be reevaluated—they already are in Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Business Courier
March 16, 2020, 9am PDT
Restaurants and bars shut down on Sunday due to the coronavirus. On Monday, a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew becomes effective. According to a Harvard University public health expert, "Hoboken probably is the model we all need to move towards now."
Insider
March 16, 2020, 7am PDT
Identifying potential hubs and activity centers allows regions to foster economic growth and density.
The Avenue (Brookings)
February 20, 2020, 6am PST
The potential of form-based codes to re-legalize the historic fabric of Cleveland is explained for the nightly news audience.
News 5 Cleveland
January 30, 2020, 9am PST
GM's first non-internal combustion engine vehicle assembly plant will be in the form of 35-year-old plant straddling the Detroit-Hamtramck border thanks in part to a $2.27 billion state tax credit. Electric pickups, SUVs, and AVs will be produced.
Detroit Free Press
January 3, 2020, 8am PST
The Ohio Department of Transportation has prioritize the expansion of Interstate 71 in the neighborhood of Madisonville, in Cincinnati, over flood protection for property owners in the city, according to a recent city memo.
Cincinnati Business Courier
December 26, 2019, 1pm PST
Light rail, bus rapid transit, subway cell service, and more.
WAMU
December 23, 2019, 6am PST
The planning community lost a luminary in Krumholz, the author of the "Making Equity Planning Work" and the former director of planning for the city of Cleveland.
The Plain Dealer
December 20, 2019, 1pm PST
The city of Cincinnati is committing to tax increment financing as a tool to invest in underserved, low-income neighborhoods.
Cincinnati Enquirer
December 20, 2019, 7am PST
About that Hyperloop report…
Jalopnik
December 16, 2019, 10am PST
A feasibility analysis published today estimates costs and benefits for the still-unproven Hyperloop technology, as envisioned for a route connecting Cleveland and Chicago.
The Plain Dealer
December 12, 2019, 9am PST
The CEO of Cincinnati Metro gives the public credit for thinking up the ideas driving several new capital investment projects in the system.
Cincinnati Enquirer
December 3, 2019, 9am PST
Looking to boost awareness of the special charms of your unique city? Look for chances to leverage placemaking when place marketing.
Forbes