Ohio

November 22, 2016, 8am PST
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland provides an early assessment of a new foreclosure law in Ohio designed to help reduce vacant and blighted properties in the state.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
November 17, 2016, 10am PST
It's been a busy year for planners in Akron, Ohio. The most recent accomplishment is the completion of phase 1 of the Downtown Vision and Redevelopment Plan.
Cleveland.com
November 16, 2016, 1pm PST
The plans for the renovation of Cleveland's Public Square took years to finalize and evolved several times along the way to delivery. Now one final decision will impact bus transit in and around the city.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
November 14, 2016, 11am PST
Renewable Energy regulations in Ohio may get the axe in the state's next congressional session and corporate leaders are urging restraint.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
November 9, 2016, 11am PST
It used to be that only New Orleans and Las Vegas allowed people to carry a drink outdoors and imbibe in public. Now cities all over the country, mostly in traditionally conservative states, are loosening their laws.
Stateline
October 29, 2016, 5am PDT
Advocacy groups in the Dayton, Ohio region have found repeated reasons to push malls and the RTA transit system for improved access to malls. Lawsuits and federal mandates have ensued.
Dayton Daily News
October 24, 2016, 8am PDT
The Akron City Council will this week decide on legislation that could at it to the roster of cities that have reformed parking requirements.
Akron Beacon Journal
October 14, 2016, 9am PDT
Residents of Rust Belt cities might pay less for housing, but they pay a lot more for energy.
Redfin
October 12, 2016, 7am PDT
The Cleveland Plain Dealer lays out the complicated path toward a regional transit system similar to Chicago's in the Cleveland area. The call for reform comes as existing transit is cutting service and raising fares.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
October 5, 2016, 7am PDT
The popularity of the new Cincinnati Streetcar—known officially as the Bell Connector—has been tempered by poor performance on contractually mandated 15-minute headways.
Cincinnati Enquirer
September 27, 2016, 12pm PDT
East Cleveland, a struggling suburb of Cleveland, has ended up in so much fiscal distress that it is considering allowing Cleveland to annex it as a desperation move. We may need to rethink our decades of assumptions about home rule in the Northeast.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
September 15, 2016, 7am PDT
A $40 million investment is being split between four cities—Memphis, Chicago, Akron, and Detroit—with the hopes of making big impacts for the community by revitalizing and/or repurposing exiting civic spaces.
CityLab
September 14, 2016, 8am PDT
The weekend's celebrations of the new Cincinnati Bell Connector drew quite a crowd.
Urban Cincy
September 14, 2016, 7am PDT
Cleveland is a thought leader in bulldozing houses, according to a recent op-ed on Cleveland.com, but it's time to imagine a new paradigm.
Cleveland.com
September 10, 2016, 5am PDT
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Planetizen
September 9, 2016, 11am PDT
The $148 million Cincinnati Bell Connector opens to the public today, offering free rides all weekend long. The 3.6-mile route connects downtown into the popular Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.
WLWT
September 9, 2016, 7am PDT
The current plan for a renovated Lytle Park lacks $6 million in funding it could have had if voters had approved a parks levy in November 2015.
Cincinnati Business Courier
August 26, 2016, 2pm PDT
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Planetizen
August 22, 2016, 8am PDT
The city of Toledo, Ohio provides a case study in how the best intentions of attracting degree-holding Millennials can come up short.
Toledo Blade
August 17, 2016, 11am PDT
Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a recently announced series of tactical urbanism workshops will take place in six U.S. cities.
The Architect's Newspaper