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City Looking for Input on Bike Plan Update

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Looking for Input on Bike Plan Update

The City of Columbus is hoping lots of people will add their voices to this year’s update of the Bicentennial Bikeways Plan. The first opportunity for participation is an online survey, which is up now and will be available through April 23rd. The survey asks for input on how to make streets safer for bicycling […]

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Airport Task Force to Take a Broad Look at Rail Options

Brent Warren Brent Warren Airport Task Force to Take a Broad Look at Rail Options

Although its first meeting has yet to be scheduled, an outline of what the new airport task force will be tasked with is beginning to take shape. The task force, which was first announced in Mayor Michael Coleman’s State of the City Address, will take a broad look at the possibility of rail service to […]

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ODOT Unveils New Street and Bridge Designs, Changes to 70/71 Split Plans

Brent Warren Brent Warren ODOT Unveils New Street and Bridge Designs, Changes to 70/71 Split Plans

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and their partners provided a wealth of information about the Interstate 70-71 split project to attendees of a March 19th public meeting. New designs were unveiled showing caps on the South High and South Third Street Bridges, and new renderings gave a better idea of what the Long and […]

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Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

A key design feature has been added to the new High and Third Street Bridges that will eventually span I-70 south of Downtown as part of the I-70/71 split project. The new bridges will feature caps that will have the capacity to hold buildings, just like the I-670 cap that connects the Short North to […]

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Long and Spring Street Bridges to be Completed this Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Long and Spring Street Bridges to be Completed this Summer

New renderings presented at a recent public meeting give a better idea of what the Long and Spring Street bridges will look like when they are completed, which the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) says will be this summer. The project began in September 2011. Nancy Burton of ODOT said that both bridges should be […]

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COTA Transit System Review Could Mean Big Changes for Bus System

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Transit System Review Could Mean Big Changes for Bus System

As we first reported in February, COTA is looking for input as it conducts its Transit System Review (TSR) – a comprehensive look at the transit needs of the region and an evaluation of changes that could be made to better meet those needs. A trio of COTA employees – Service Planner Elliott Doza, VP […]

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City Hall Meeting Addresses New Transportation Model to Hit Columbus

Wes Burden Wes Burden City Hall Meeting Addresses New Transportation Model to Hit Columbus

An agenda meeting held within a packed City Hall Chamber Tuesday night signified the separation between those who support and oppose peer-to-peer transportation within the city of Columbus. Held in accordance by City Council’s Development Committee, chaired by councilmember Michelle Mills, the meeting was designed to explain the proposed peer-to-peer transportation network services and how […]

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