The OKI FY 2016-2019 DRAFT Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is now available. This federally required document provides information on all transportation projects planned in the OKI Region using federal funds between fiscal years 2016 and 2019. Included in the TIP are detailed descriptions of highway, transit and planning projects that have federal, state and/or local funding committed to the projects in the Ohio counties of: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren; Kentucky counties of Boone, Campbell and Kenton and Dearborn County Indiana. In addition, the TIP demonstrates air quality conformity and fiscal constraint. Also, available is the Air Quality Conformity Determination of OKI FY 2016-2019 TIP and OKI 2040 Regional Transportation Plan in the Cincinnati-Hamilton OH-KY-IN, area for national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) Technical Documentation. Any comments or questions may be directed to Mark Paine of the OKI staff at mpaine@oki.org or 513/621-6300 X111for TIP and Andy Reser of the OKI staff at areser@oki.org or 513-619-7688 for Conformity. A Public Hearing will be held on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM in the OKI Board Room–questions contact Regina Brock rbrock@oki.org or 513-619-7664

DRAFT FY16-19 TIP

Draft FY16-19TIP Conformity

 

OKI announces that it will accept applications for transportation projects  in Kentucky only requesting Surface Transportation Program for Northern Kentucky (SNK) federal funds and Transportation Alternative federal funds. Approximately $7.5 million in SNK and $830,000 in TA federal funds are available. (more…)

 

The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) is requesting Statements of Qualifications for consultant services to collect traffic data. OKI will accept proposals until 2:00 p.m. EDT, February 13, 2015. Please refer questions, in writing, to Karen Whitaker at karenw@oki.org.

Download the RFQ

Q&A updated 2/5/2015

 

MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-141), was signed into law by President Obama on July 6, 2012. MAP-21 is the first long-term highway authorization enacted since 2005 and continues the requirement that Metropolitan Planning Organizations prepare an annual listing of projects, including investments in pedestrian walkways and bicycle transportation facilities, for which Federal funds have been obligated in the preceding year under 23 U.S.C or 49 U.S.C. Chapter 53. The following tables and maps provide information on transportation projects located in the Kentucky portions of the OKI region that were obligated for spending using federal funds during federal fiscal year 2014–October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014. Any questions or comments may directed to Mark Paine of the OKI staff at mpaine@oki.orgDownload the 2014 List of Obligated Projects Report

 

Cincinnati, OH – The clock is ticking on the safety of the Brent Spence Bridge. In a few short years, the bridge’s ability to safely transport commuters, families, tractor-trailer trucks has significantly worsened. Press reports of experts comparing the collapsed Minneapolis bridge to the condition of the Brent Spence Bridge are chilling.

Those who avoid the bridge because they fear for their safety are not alarmists; they are realists.

At issue is do we build a new bridge sooner and cheaper. This report is a game changer. Delay will mean more dangerous incidents and a greater risk that the next accident or piece of concrete that falls will lead to a tragedy. The report is not political rhetoric, it is a scientific statement that our safety is at more and more at risk. (more…)

 

Our very own Travis Miller and Emi Randall appeared on Dan Hurley’s Newsmakers program this past Sunday(6/29) on Local 12.  They discussed our ‘How Do We Grow From Here’ campaign. You can view the video here.  If you have not had a chance to take the survey, we need to hear from you!  Visit www.howdowegrow.org

 

OKI Insurance Committee has selected Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency to provide Insurance Brokerage Services beginning August 15, 2014 or sooner if necessary for purposes of obtaining quotes for the October 1, 2014 renewal.

 

June 12, 2014 – The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) has selected Lorrie Platt as Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, effective June 16.  Mark Policinski, CEO of OKI, made the announcement.

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Cincinnati, Ohio – Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board President and Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune announced today the award of more than $53 million to be distributed to 25 transportation projects within southwest Ohio.

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Strikes Balance between Existing and Future Needs Employing Multi-modal Solutions

Cincinnati, Ohio – The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board of Directors today approved the OKI Kenton County Transportation Plan, setting the strategies needed to create a seamless, integrated, multi-modal transportation system that efficiently, economically and reliably moves people and goods throughout the county.

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