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Cincinnati taps 200+ pedestrian crossings for safety improvements over the next year

CINCINNATI — The city administration has its sights on more than 200 pedestrian crossing locations for improvements over the next year.

The Department of Transportation and Engineering this week posted its list of 209 locations that will receive at least one safety improvement for pedestrians throughout 36 of the city’s 52 neighborhoods. The projects range in scope from re-striping existing crosswalks and installing new signage to building new curb bump-outs and the city’s first raised crosswalks, which consist of a combination between a speed bump and crosswalk.

The city will fund the hundreds of improvements over the next year using money from the $750,000 Pedestrian Safety Fund along with roughly $1.3 million from the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Absent from the list of proposed improvements are any projects near the site where 15-year-old Gabriella Rodriguez died after two drivers struck her as she was crossing Harrison Avenue in Westwood. That

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Zumper Taps Former Uber And CloudKitchens Design Executive, Shalin Amin, As Chief Experience Officer

The user experience executive will spearhead the intersection of product, brand, and design for the largest, privately-held rental marketplace in the U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Zumper, the largest, privately-held rental marketplace in the U.S., announced that Shalin Amin has joined the company as the startup’s first Chief Experience Officer.

Zumper, the largest, privately-held rental marketplace in the U.S., hires former Uber and CloudKitchens Design Executive, Shalin Amin, as Chief Experience Officer.

An innovative product, brand, and design executive, Shalin brings with him nearly 20 years of experience helping technology brands create engaging and meaningful connections with customers. At Zumper, he will be responsible for elevating the end-to-end user experience, scaling the team, and overseeing the two-sided marketplace.

Shalin started his career as a product and brand consultant in San Francisco and New York, designing user interfaces for companies like eBay, Condé

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Woman accidentally washes her sink in hand sanitiser and the game-changing mistake has left her kitchen taps gleaming

A WOMAN has shared how she accidentally washed her sink with hand sanitiser and the game-changing mistake has left her taps gleaming. 

Emma Ramsey, from Essex, said she now swears by using the anti-bacterial gel and says it works better than any cleaning products she had tried in the past. 

Emma Ramsey said her sink has never looked more 'sparkly' after cleaning it with hand sanitiser

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Emma Ramsey said her sink has never looked more ‘sparkly’ after cleaning it with hand sanitiserCredit: FAMILY LOCKDOWN TIPS & IDEAS/Facebook

Taking to Facebook, she shared some before and after photos of her sink, which she said now looks “sparkly.”

She wrote on the group Family Lockdown Tips & Ideas: “**CLEANING HACK**.

“So, I stumbled upon this completely by accident the other day when washing my hands with anti bacterial hand-wash in the bathroom basin. 

“I quickly washed the basin out smothering it in anti bac hand-wash and noticed how sparkly the taps were and still are! 

Emma said the hand gel has worked better than using stainless steel cleaner

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