Category Archives: Transportation

press on the public meeting on Eastern Corridor Jan 22, 2013

check out the Cincinnati Enquirer’s story on the Mariemont Meeting about relocated SR 32 ! and make your comments!

Also check out WXIX and WCPO !

Residents object to highway through South 80 Park and historical and archeological site.  Others spoke about air and noise pollution, waste of taxpayer money, impacts on the National Wild and Scenic Little Miami River, the fact that traffic has been decreasing in the area for years, not increasing, and more !

Continue reading press on the public meeting on Eastern Corridor Jan 22, 2013

Join Mariemont in protecting “Lost Village” from destructive Eastern Corridor Highway

Join Mariemont in protecting the newly documented, still being discovered archeological site in South 80 Park.

This park and historic site are directly in the line where Ohio Department of Transportation and the Hamilton County Transportation Improvement District want to put relocated SR 32 and a new highway bridge over the National Wild and Scenic Little Miami River.

Mariemont has started a petition to ODOT opposing the route through South 80 Park and the archeological site.

Sierra Club honors Cincinnati’s Streetcar as one of nation’s Best Transportation Projects and Slams the Eastern Corridor Highway as one of the Worst!

Press Contacts:

Chris Curran – Sierra Club Ohio Chapter Transportation Chair  [email protected]; 859-572-6914 or 513-237-8685

Ben Wickizer – Sierra Club Conservation Coordinator  [email protected]; 206-799-3992

Sierra Club honors Cincinnati’s Streetcar as one of nation’s Best Transportation Projects and Slams the Eastern Corridor Highway as one of the Worst!

[Cincinnati, Ohio]  The Sierra Club this week released a national report Smart Choices, Less Traffic: 50 Best and Worst Transportation Projects in the United States, which includes two Greater Cincinnati transportation projects as examples of the best and worst in transportation planning.

The Worst List highlighted the public health, safety, and ecological risks associated with the proposed Eastern Corridor Highway, which would drive a new four-lane roadway through the Village of Newtown, plow through important historic and archaeological sites in Mariemont, and endanger the National and State Scenic Little Miami River by construction of a major new bridge on State Route 32….. to see the full Press Release click here.

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Highway Relocation Meeting Rescheduled into the Future

STATE ROUTE 32 RELOCATION COMMUNITY MEETING POSTPONED
November 14, 2012 meeting will be rescheduled

The following is from ODOT’s newsletter:

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced that the State Route (SR) 32 Relocation community update meeting, which was to be held at the Mariemont Elementary School Auditorium on Wednesday, November 14, is being rescheduled. Continue reading Highway Relocation Meeting Rescheduled into the Future

9/25 – Green Development Workshop at Madisonville Rec Center

LISC Green Development Workshop 
Tuesday, September 25, 6 – 8:00 P.M.
Madisonville Recreation Center

Green development strategies such as complete streets, green infrastructure, and urban agriculture offer numerous opportunities for communities to improve quality-of-life while also becoming more environmentally sustainable. This interactive workshop, hosted by LISC’s national Green Development Center (GDC), will present a variety of place-based tools that support sustainable development and community revitalization.