“Public input will help determine the priorities for the OKI region as we continue to look toward our future,” said Travis Miller, OKI's regional planning manager. “Understanding the values of everyone, in all communities, is critical to this process – and we encourage everyone to take this brief survey ..."
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The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board of Directors approved the appointment of the board and new officers to lead the transportation planning organization for 2023.
OKI President and Clermont County Commissioner David Painter and OKI CEO Mark Policinski have responded to today’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $1.6B to Ohio and Kentucky toward construction of the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project.
This year’s funding amounts by category: safety ($5.2M); bike/pedestrian ($18.4M); transit ($17.9M); traffic operations ($15.4M); and roadway/maintenance ($12.1M).
“OKI has been a longtime partner and has contributed to the success of several of our programs,” said Sarah Meadows, public involvement coordinator at the district.
Viable bicycle and pedestrian trails, RideShare programs and clean air initiatives are critical to the health and welfare of a region. OKI continues to fund these important amenities because we know our region's 2 million residents value them as much as OKI does.
EMSM helps identify and prioritize potential areas for mitigation. Our conservation partners and governments are also using the interactive modeling tool to select where their conservation efforts should be focused.
The online tool was developed to increase safety and enhance tourism along the Ohio River corridor from Portsmouth, Ohio, to West Point, Ky.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ruled that the Ohio portion of the Cincinnati region has reached “attainment” standards for the pollutant ozone.