I'm really hoping for a renaissance in Cincinnati with the recent additions of the streetcar and form based code discussions. Maybe the results will provide a good enough example and finally show Columbus that it needs to step up its game and evolve instead of doing certain things business as usual. That is, if these plans in Cinci work, which I think they will. What's good for Cinci is ultimately good for us.
Maybe we should have a form based code rally out in front of city hall. :P