Media Update

'OpenCincy': City Launches New Small Business Development Tool

'OpenCincy': City Launches New Small Business Development Tool

The City of Cincinnati is excited to announce the launch of ‘OpenCincy,’ a new user-friendly online tool developed to guide small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs through the process for opening or expanding operations in Cincinnati.

How Could Driverless Vehicles Affect Ohioans' Daily Lives?

How Could Driverless Vehicles Affect Ohioans' Daily Lives?

Dr. Jiaqi Ma (University of Cincinnati), Mark Policinski (Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments), Jim Barna (DriveOhio), and Zack Huhn (Venture Smarter, Regional Smart Cities Initiative) joined WVXU in there latest “Cincinnati Edition” to discuss why Ohio could be a leader in autonomous vehicle technology and how advances in smart mobility could affect our daily lives.

Governor Kasich says Ohio roads are open for Driverless Vehicles

Governor Kasich says Ohio roads are open for Driverless Vehicles

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order Wednesday morning that will allow companies to test autonomous vehicles on all public roads in Ohio. Just last week, leaders from Drive Ohio came to Cincinnati to discuss the future of mobility, and the role Ohioans will play.

Smart Cincy Summit - 1 Week Away!

Smart Cincy Summit - 1 Week Away!

Local, state, and national leaders will convene in Cincinnati, OH on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 where announcements are expected about smart mobility and infrastructure projects in Greater Cincinnati’s Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region that will catapult the region into the 21st Century. The announcements will take place during the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit hosted by leaders of the smart cities effort growing across the tri-state.

Smart Cincy Community Day - 1 Week Away!

Smart Cincy Community Day - 1 Week Away!

Ahead of the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit, government, academic, business, and community leaders will meet to discuss moving forward together to build a smarter Greater Cincinnati Region with a focus on equity and problem solving. ‘Smart Cincy Community Day’ will happen on Wednesday, April 25th beginning at 530pm at the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments board room.

[GovTech] Cincinnati Building Fiber Ring and Pursuing Smart City Projects Downtown

[GovTech] Cincinnati Building Fiber Ring and Pursuing Smart City Projects Downtown

Cincinnati is installing more than 20,000 feet of fiber communications in its central business district and pursing a comprehensive list of smart cities projects and strategies.

[Smart Cincy] City of Cincinnati releases downtown WiFi RFP

[Smart Cincy] City of Cincinnati releases downtown WiFi RFP

The City of Cincinnati took another step this week on its path to becoming a Smart City. On Thursday, January 11th it released the RFP to four qualified respondents following the Spring 'Smart Cincy RFI' release. The project  is titled " DEPLOYMENT OF Wi-Fi AND/OR WIRELINE BROADBAND SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF CINCINNATI: SMART CITIES INITIATIVE PHASE 1.