Could Oxford's new hub for trains, bikes and automobiles be a model for the state, country?

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Published on October 26, 2019 - Duration: 02:35s

Could Oxford's new hub for trains, bikes and automobiles be a model for the state, country?

Could Oxford's new hub for trains, bikes and automobiles be a model for the state, country?

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Could Oxford's new hub for trains, bikes and automobiles be a model for the state, country?

COMING SOON TO OXFORD..

AONE-STOP-SHOP FOR GETTINGANYWHERE YOU NEED TO GO.GO.TAKE A LOOK BEHIND US.THISIS A PLANNED, MULTI-MILLIONDOLLAR "TRANSIT HUB" COMING TOTHE CITY.CITY.IT WON'T JUST BE USED FORMIAMI STUDENTS.BUILDERS SAY --IT WILL INCLUDE SERVICE OUT OFSTATE -- EVEN TO CHICAGO!CHICAGO!IN THIS "MOVE UPCINCINNATI" REPORT --LISASMITH SHOWS US WHAT ELSERIDERS CAN EXPECT AFTER IT'SBUILT.WALKING AROUND MIAMIUNIVERSITY'S CAMPUS CANSOMETIMESTAKE TOO LONG.THAT'S WHY CHRISTNA NICKUMUSES AN APP TO TELL HEREXACTLYWHEN THE NEXT BUS IS COMING.COMING."The app is so nice becauseyou can just go on and clickyour route and you can seewhere it's gonna pick up andexactly like, when.

It giveyou, like within minutes estimatestimate."FOR HER BUSSING IT..

ISWORTH IT.IT."It saves me like a half hourwalk every day.

And then,another half hour back to campuscampus."THE BUTLER COUNTY R-T-AHANDLES BUS SERVICE IN OXFORD..LAST YEAR, RIDES THEREACTUALLY ACCOUNTED FOR NEARLY90 PERCENT OF ALL OF BUTLERCOUNTY'S RIDES.RIDES."If you look in the region,recently we may be one of theonly transit agencies that'sactually growing ridership."ridership."THAT'S ONE REASON WHY THETRANSIT SYSTEM IS PLANNING TOBUILD A NEW 9-MILLION DOLLARMULTIMODAL TRANSIT HUB ATTHISEXISTING LOCATION IN OXFORD.BUT, IT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BEUSED BY TRAVELERS IN OXFORDAND BEYOND.BEYOND."We'll run all of our regionalservices from Hamilton andMiddletown into this facility.We'd like to have some bikeinfrastructure for bikeparking or bike lockers."THERE WILL ALSO BE INDOORWAITING LOUNGES..THE ABILTY TOPARK AND RIDE..

ANDACCESSIBILITY TO OUT OF TOWNBUS SERVICES.SERVICES."The plan eventually is to askthe interurban, regional busprovider, Barons or whoever tostop at this station as well.""The facility will be designedto handle buses and shuttles.But, there are also plans toadd on one more mode of transportransportation.""The city of Oxford and Miamiare talking about a railplatform.

The Cardinal linedoes have a rail line that'sadjacent to the property."property."THAT TRAIN SERVICE WOULD BEATTRACTIVE TO MIAMI STUDENTSORANYONE HEADED TO CHICAGO..

D-COR NEW YORK.

MEANWHILE..BUTLER COUNTY R-T-A EXPECTS TONEW FACILITYTO BE BUILT BY2023..

AS RIDERSHIP CONTINUESTO CLIMB.CLIMB."I think more students shoulduse it more, honestly."LS 9 ONYOUR SIDETHE CITY OF OXFORD ANDMIAMI UNIVERSITY ARE STILLAWAITING FINAL APPROVAL TOBUILD THE TRAINPLATFORM.PLATFORM.

HAVE YOU HEARD OF"MOVE UP, CINCINNATI?"IT'S OURLOOK AT REGIONAL GROWTH ANDTRANSPORTATION --AND HOW ITIMPACTS YOU!YOU CAN FIND OUTMORE ON WCPO DOT C

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