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Nonstop Flights from Columbus to Austin Added to Allegiant, Frontier Airlines

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Nonstop Flights from Columbus to Austin Added to Allegiant, Frontier Airlines

Columbus can now add Austin as yet another city offering nonstop flights to airline passengers. Allegiant will offer nonstop flights to the “Live Music Capital of the World” starting Feb. 16 from Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK), while Frontier begins its service April 8 from John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH). With the new flights offered […]

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COTA Seeks Voter Support for Levy Renewal

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega COTA Seeks Voter Support for Levy Renewal

Curtis Stitt, CEO of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), made it pretty clear: vote down their 10-year 0.25 percent sales tax that’s up for renewal this year, and see services shrink to levels not seen in over a decade. In a way, COTA’s own continual expansion of services has put them in this situation. […]


As expected, traffic down at Port Columbus in 2008

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: 2008 Activity at Port Columbus, Rickenbacker Down From 2007 Thanks to a record first quarter, Port Columbus reported its second busiest year in 2008 despite a significant drop in passengers after the first quarter. A little over 6.9 million passengers used Port Columbus in 2008, making it the second busiest year in the […]

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71/665 interchange opens door to Rickenbacker

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Grove City expects payday in upgrade By Martin Rozenman Grove City’s leaders plan a revamped interchange at I-71 and Rt. 665 like the one Columbus and Dublin built to untangle Sawmill Road at I-270. Called a “single-point urban interchange,” the $44 million project is scheduled to open in 2011. Construction would start […]


COTA Service Changes Effective Monday, January 5

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will implement its January 2009 Service Changes on Monday, January 5. The service changes, which are part of COTA’s ongoing expansion program, feature expanded service on existing routes as well as new routes.  In addition, a number of key routes have been modified to expand frequency of service, extend […]


Stimulus Money to Further Franklin County Projects

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The following discussion is about the state of Ohio providing Franklin County money from their share of the federal economic stimulus package. Franklin County has desires to use the money for the Rich Street bridge and other road interchanges. Related Stories: – Town/Rich Street Bridge Project Updates – Update on the Rich St. Bridge Replacement


Rickenbacker news and updates

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Rickenbacker aims to break even by 2012 Sunday, March 2, 2008 BY ALAYNA DEMARTINI Franklin County taxpayers have invested $115 million in Rickenbacker Airport since 1981, and it’s still operating in the red. While the quest for profitability is decades old, the current plan is for self-sufficiency by 2012. The chief financial […]


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