An interactive map, the OKI Bike Route Guide was designed to improve safety for cyclists. Launched in 2014, this new version includes bicycle levels of traffic stress.
Since the launch of its Regional Bike Plan in 2010, OKI has awarded $115 million for bike- and pedestrian-specific infrastructure.
CEO Policinski was presented the 2023 Walter Scheiber Award during a recent ceremony at NARC’s National Conference & Exhibition held in Detroit, Mich. Policinski, who won the honor in 2014, is the first two-time Walter Scheiber Award recipient.
OKI will leverage new federal Carbon Reduction Program funds to support the construction of publicly accessible charging locations for widespread use. Six OKI partners will receive grants to build charging stations at places such as parking facilities, government offices, and parks.
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.
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.
The City of Covington and Kentucky agree on path forward for the BSB project.
The Ohio Department of Transportation has requested proposals from consultants to support contract administration, public outreach, project management, and control tasks necessary to manage the eventual design-build project.
OKI President and Clermont County Commissioner David Painter responded to the announcement of a new agreement between Kentucky and Ohio to increase efforts to build a new Ohio River bridge in the OKI region.