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Skybus Picks Greensboro For Focus City


news-record.com wrote Skybus picks PTI Monday, Oct. 22, 2007 Skybus Airlines confirmed today that it will locate a base at Piedmont Triad International Airport, bringing 375 jobs and adding nonstop flights to seven cities. Skubus invest more than $350 million in aircraft and other equipment as part of the project, according to a news release. […]


ColumbusING rebrands COTA as MOTO

Walker Evans Walker Evans

ColumbusING wrote MOTO Published by David October 20th, 2007 We here at ColumbusING just got the exclusive on some really exciting things going on at COTA… or, I’m sorry… MOTO! First things first… better not call her COTA anymore, call her MOTO and she is ready to go! BTW, MOTO stands for Mid Ohio Transit […]


New $134 Million I-270/Rt. 161 Interchange Opens


$134 million for this interchange is fine, but $80 million for streetcars is controversial? The Columbus Dispatch wrote After 3 1/2 years of work, the I-270/Rt. 161 interchange is about to open, tunnel and all Sunday, October 21, 2007 By Tim Doulin At 55 mph, it will take about five seconds to zip through the […]


Rail commission eyes old Newark station as rail stop

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This Week News wrote Rail commission eyes old Newark station as stop along rail hub Sunday, October 14, 2007 LORI WINCE Newark could become part of a passenger and freight rail line running from Pittsburgh to Columbus if planners can find funding to begin the project. The commission paid for two economic impact studies on […]


Skybus may suspend some flights to West Coast


The Dispatch wrote Skybus may cut flights to West Coast Friday, October 12, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose Skybus Airlines might eliminate, at least temporarily, three of its five West Coast flights in the spring when it puts a new batch of tickets up for sale for March and beyond. In the place of flights […]


Arena District Pedestrian Rail Crossing Opens


The Columbus Dispatch wrote Hockey season opens to closures Nationwide Blvd. partially blocked, so some parking is inaccessible Friday, October 5, 2007 By David Conrad For those walking to the game, the long-contested Marconi Boulevard pedestrian crossing over the railroad tracks between Nationwide Arena and its southernmost parking deck is now open. Columbus spent $519,000 […]


Streetcar Proposal: Now with 100% more OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans

For the past seven months I’ve been complaining that the Columbus Streetcar Plan Doesn’t Go to OSU. Well, today I got to ask Mayor Coleman in person… “Why does the current streetcar proposal not reach up to OSU during phase one when the campus population is arguably one of the most transit-challenged demographics in all […]


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