Cincinnati vs. The World 3.11.15

East Walnut Hills and Northside will be getting new transit hubs, including new passenger shelters, lighting, sidewalk and waiting area improvements and route information for both neighborhoods, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier.

East Walnut Hills and Northside will be getting new transit hubs, including new passenger shelters, lighting, sidewalk and waiting area improvements and route information for both neighborhoods, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier. SORTA’s Planning & Operations Committee on March 10 approved funds for two companies — Woolpert and Michael Schuster Associates Architects — to design the hubs. Cincinnati +2

A racist chant by several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity caught on video at the University of Oklahoma has led to outrage by school officials. University officials have since expelled two students who were identified as leaders in the incident for “creating a hostile learning environment for others.” World +2

City Council’s Neighborhoods Committee met with Council March 9 to continue discussions on Over-the-Rhine’s parking plan. The permit will cost $108 annually; $18 annually for people who live in rent-subsided apartments. Other details include 200 flex spaces for workers in the area and 400 spaces set aside for people with permits. Cincinnati +1

France is in mourning after the crash of two helicopters in Argentina killed 10 people, three of which were French sports starts in a new reality TV show called Dropped. The AP reports that the crash happened some 730 miles outside of Buenos Aires and is believed to be one of the deadliest reality TV incidents ever. World -1

THIS WEEK
Cincinnati: 3
World: 1

TO DATE
Cincinnati: 14
World: 8