The City of Cincinnati is now designating nine locations as "rideshare zones" for drop-off and pickup. These locations in the Central Business District, Over-the-Rhine and at The Banks are intended to improve safety and mobility downtown for passengers using Uber, Lyft and taxis. Passengers are still permitted to drop-off and pick up as they have previously in areas outside the designated rideshare zones.
The rideshare zones are as follows:
- 12th Street just east of Main Street (Thursday to Sunday, 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.)
- Main Street at 12th Street, east side (Thursday to Sunday, 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.)
- Main Street at 13th Street, west side (Thursday to Sunday, 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.)
- Elm Street just north of Henry Street (Daily, 24/7)
Central Business District
- East and west sides of Walnut Street between Sixth and Seventh (Daily, 6:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.)
- North side of Second Street between Walnut and Main (Thursday to Sunday, 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.)
- Both sides of Freedom Way between Rosa Parks and Joe Nuxhall Way (Thursday to Sunday, 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.)
Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss why city leaders decided to adopt these new rideshare zones is City of Cincinnati Department of Transportation and Engineering Director John Brazina.
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