Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cycling Piqua – Part 3

Entering New Bremen I was fascinated to see a building on the edge of downtown.  I had to look a few times and it wasn’t until I saw the 2007 cornerstone that I realized that this was a new building. … Continue reading

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Cycling Piqua – Part 2

It has a been a week since I pedaled around Piqua and west central Ohio.  What a terrific weekend.  Last Sunday, I left my hotel room, jumped on the Piqua “linear park” aka Bike/Hike Trail.  The bike trail took me … Continue reading

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Cycling Piqua, Ohio — Part 1

What a treat!  I was invited to speak at the 2nd Annual Main Street Piqua meeting this past Monday.  My topic was “Downtowns, Cycling and Economic Development.”  It is one thing to go to a community and talk about cycling. … Continue reading

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Cities/Villages with the Lowest Cost of Doing Business in Ohio – Part 2

As we commented in the previous blog, EDDS researched municipal income taxes, school income taxes, commercial/industrial property taxes, residential water and sewer rates (Ohio EPA survey of 2010) and county sales tax.  The next tier of 15 communities (from 11 … Continue reading

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Small Towns and Cycling …. again!

August 30 2012: What an incredible day!  I woke up and decided that it was just time to go ride for a while.  A while turned into 90 miles.  Living in a community that is both suburban and on the … Continue reading

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