Spring in Our Steps

Enhancing community connections in Cincinnati, by reclaiming alleys, sidewalks, and steps for the pedestrian.

Press + Exposure

October 4, 2018: MOTSINGER, Carol — The Cincinnati Enquirer:
“You won’t believe what is hidden in this Cincinnati alley”

July 10, 2018:
WEBB, Joe — Local 12:
“ArtWorks takes on a Pendleton alley and a paint by numbers ‘Fiona'”

October 19, 2017: TAYLOR, Leigh — WCPO.com:
“Turning alleyways and stairways into gateways” (photo gallery)

October 19, 2017: LAFLEUR, Pat — WCPO.com:
“Fallen through the cracks: How some are working to save our alleys and steps”

July 26, 2017:
ROSEN, Steve – Cincinnati CityBeat:
“Allies for Alleys” (cover story)
Printed versionWeb version

June 10, 2017: ARMSTRONG, Phil — Cincinnati Refined/Local 12.com [WKRC-TV]:
“Spring in Our Steps Has Been Beautifying Cincy’s Public Alleys For Half A Decade”

June 28, 2016: COSTON, Casey — Soapbox Cincinnati:
“Soapdish: Stairways from the past lead Cincinnati to a more connected future”

May 24, 2016: COOLIDGE, Sharon — The Cincinnati Enquirer:
“City’s outdoor stairways neglected, crumbling”

May 23, 2016: LAFLEUR, Pat & ROSEMEYER, Joe — WCPO.com [WCPO-TV]
“What’s next for Cincinnati aging bridges, walls, and stairways”

March 28, 2016: WINSLOW, Shane  — University of Cincinnati McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (M.A. thesis in Geography):
“Exploring the Relationship between Pedestrian Accessibility and Crime Prevention” 

October 21, 2015: SEDA-REEDER, Maria — Cincinnati CityBeat:
“Art: Eton Place Alley Festival” (To-do: Staff Recommendations)

October 20, 2015: ROSEN, Steven — Soapbox Cincinnati:
“Creating a walkable city means restricting urban driving, reviving stairs & alleys”

July 15, 2015: ROSEN, Steven — Cincinnati CityBeat:
“Event: Cincy Summer Streets” (To-do: Staff Recommendations)

September 20, 2014: BALESTRA, Alisa — The Northsider Monthly:
“Spring in Our Steps | Springing into Action in Northside”

February 14, 2014: WESSEL, Nate — cincymap.org:
“A job for urban planners? Part 1: the problem”

September 26, 2013: KELLEY, Matt — WNKU (audio interview):
Spring in Our Steps’ is reclaiming Cincinnati’s pedestrian pathways

August 28, 2013: TOTI, Paula — Local 12 [WKRC-TV] (news story):
“Crime Victim Behind Local Cleanup Efforts”

May 2, 2013: GOODYEAR, Sarah — The Atlantic Cities:
“Stepping Up to Restore Cincinnati’s Neglected Pedestrian Stairways”

November 14, 2012: PLAN Cincinnati: Comprehensive Plan for the City of Cincinnati
“Partners in helping Cincinnati expand options for non-automotive travel”
CONNECT, p.134

June 6, 2012: ROSEN, Steven — The Cincinnati Enquirer:
“Queen City of stairs: 400 sets of steps offer challenging workouts with wonderful views”

May 18, 2012: SCHOTT, Seth — Over-the-Rhine Blog:
“OTR Update: See Cincinnati with New Eyes”
(Sighting of an SiOS flier in the CEOs for Cities “City as a Startup” video, shown at its annual meeting in Cincinnati)

April 3, 2012: COSTON, Casey — Soapbox Cincinnati:
“Soapdish: Step in time along hillside treks”

March 26, 2012: MARTIN, Sean — Sum Guy’s Queen City Blog:
“Clean-up Efforts Earn Visit from the Mayor”

March 22, 2012: SCHOTT, Seth — Over-the-Rhine Blog:
“Spring in Our Steps Cleanup III: Peete Alley at Vine Street”

March 14, 2012: SCHOTT, Seth — Over-the-Rhine Blog:
“Spring in Our Steps: A Citywide Initiative to Take Back Pedestrian Infrastructure”

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