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The Oktoberfest Shuttle should run every week

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So, I’m sending a letter to Katherine Moore over at the GV Society to see if this can happen. I know dozens of people who’d love to have the trolley available every weekend to make hourly runs back and forth from GV to the SN or AD, even if it cost a couple bucks. I […]


MORPC ready to unveil Regional Connections plan

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This Week News wrote MORPC ready to unveil Regional Connections plan Thursday, September 27, 2007 JEFF DONAHUE The “Regional Connections: A Collaborative Vision for Central Ohio’s Future” plan will be formally presented to board members Oct. 11 and unveiled to the public during a November “Green Summit” being hosted by the agency. In the draft […]

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Skybus Extended: New destinations for Portsmouth


USAToday wrote Skybus adds first non-Columbus routes By Ben Mutzabaugh Sep 25, 2007 Skybus will add nonstop service between Portsmouth, N.H., and the Florida destinations of St. Augustine and Punta Gorda. The routes -– announced this morning –- will begin Dec. 17 and are Skybus’ first flights that will not fly to or from its […]


Amsterdam direct could be next for Port Columbus

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Amsterdam direct next for airport? Thursday, September 20, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose Port Columbus has Amsterdam in its sights as its first potential direct flight to a European destination. Officials are hoping the airport will be selected by Northwest Airlines for one of three new European routes the carrier could […]


Skybus Adds New Orleans, Chattanooga, Milwaukee, Ft. Myers


The Columbus Dispatch wrote Skybus to add 4 cities, 2 planes in December Thursday, September 20, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose Starting today, Columbus travelers bound for Atlanta, New Orleans and Fort Myers, Fla., will have a chance to book tickets costing as little as $10 on Skybus Airlines. In keeping with Skybus’ penchant for […]


Drive time in Columbus is middle of the road

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Drive time is middle of the road Wednesday, September 19, 2007 By Tim Doulin In case you hadn’t noticed, central Ohio commuter, you’ve been spending a lot more time getting to where you’re going over the years. Now, a study released yesterday has calculated that “extra travel time” from increasing congestion, […]

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Passenger Trains – Considered Again Today


The Associated Press wrote Passenger trains pitched as easing traffic, pollution By JULIE CARR SMYTH AP Statehouse Correspondent COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A little noticed state commission believes it has a way for commuters to beat congestion, high gas prices and global warming all at once: Take the train. A regional high-speed rail system – […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”