On behalf of the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments, thank you to Governor Bevin and Secretary Thomas for their resolute leadership on the Brent Spence Bridge Strategic Corridor Study. Relying on facts and straightforward data, Governor Bevin promised a fresh look at the Brent Spence corridor with thorough evaluation of alternatives. He has delivered on [...]
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Cincinnati, Ohio – Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board President and Butler County Commissioner T.C. Rogers announced today the award of more than $31 million to be distributed to 13 transportation projects in Ohio. “Once again, through consensus, the board of OKI has delivered a $31 million infrastructure package that will advance not only [...]
Cincinnati, Ohio – The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) was presented with a 2017 Achievement Award by the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) at its 51st Annual Conference in Monterey, California last night. OKI was honored with NARC’s Major Metro Award for an innovative program it developed in partnership with the Central [...]
OKI has received grant funding to produce Community Strategic Energy Plans for eight interested local communities in southwest Ohio at no cost to the local community. We are now accepting applications for this exciting opportunity. OKI will produce these plans in partnership with the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA). Eligible communities are any local government [...]
The OKI FY 2018-FY 2021 Transportation Improvement Program is available. This federally required document provides information on all transportation projects planned in the OKI Region using federal funds between fiscal years 2018 and 2021. Included in the TIP are detailed descriptions of highway, transit and planning projects that have federal, state and/or local funding committed [...]
Cincinnati, Ohio – The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board of Directors today approved the appointment of new officers to lead the transportation planning organization for 2017. “The OKI board is financially sound and has built a reputation of trust and professionalism in serving the public,” said incoming OKI Board President, Butler County Ohio [...]
Five years ago this month, OKI unveiled the OKI Regional Freight Plan that set forth a blueprint for freight related recommendations to ensure the economic stability of the Tri-State region. The plan presented intermodal freight transportation solutions which are of vital importance to the future of the region’s road, rail, river and runway operations. The OKI [...]
OKI Awarded 2015 National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant to Develop Stormwater Management Guide
Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service announced the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) as one of five recipients of its 2015 National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants. OKI was awarded $194,770 over a two-year period (July 1, 2015 – June 2017) for its project aimed at utilizing green infrastructure [...]
Cincinnati, Ohio - Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board President and Dearborn County (IN) Commissioner Kevin Lynch announced today more than $7 million will be distributed to seven transportation projects in Butler and Hamilton County. “The funding approved by the OKI Executive Committee supports projects of vital importance to the economic health of our [...]
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. […]