Cincinnati, OH, 2018 Green Cincinnati Plan

Adopted May 2018

By: City of Cincinnati
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Table of Contents

Autonomous Vehicles

This functional plan connects autonomous vehicles to sustainable development goals in Cincinnati. It identifies potential benefits of autonomous vehicles, including less energy consumption, greater access to transportation for all residents, and reduced demand for parking spaces. A recommendation for an AV pilot project includes information on potential partners, implementation timelines, equity considerations, and carbon reduction potential.

Green Building

This functional plan outlines a tax abatement program for new buildings and renovations that meet the standards of green building certification systems. Eligible certification systems include Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Living Building Challenge, and Home Energy Rating Score (HERS). The functional plan recommends offering more public education about green building and the tax abatement program. 

Cincinnati, OH

2010 Population: 296,943

2010 Population Density: 3,809.79/square mile