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COTA Ridership in 2019 Highest in 31 Years

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Ridership in 2019 Highest in 31 Years

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) posted another year of steady ridership gains, with more total rides on the system in 2019 than during any year since 1988. The positive trend line started after 2017, the year that COTA redesigned its bus network. In 2018, COTA rolled out two major initiatives – the CMAX line […]

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40 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2019

Brent Warren Brent Warren 40 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2019

Once again, we’ve compiled a list of all of the projects – mostly in urban Columbus – that we have been tracking this year. We then sorted that list into categories – announced, under construction, completed and other (aka “in limbo”). In a demonstration of how steady the transformation of downtown has been over the […]

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50 Urban Development Projects Announced in 2019

Brent Warren Brent Warren 50 Urban Development Projects Announced in 2019

2019 saw a whole new batch of proposals brought before neighborhood commissions and review boards. Some were approved right away, others revised and brought back for a final sign-off, and others are still working their way through the process. Below, you’ll find our list of the urban development projects announced in 2019 that have not […]

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64 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2019

Brent Warren Brent Warren 64 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2019

The pace of development in Columbus showed no signs of slowing in 2019. Below, you’ll find our roundup of the significant urban development projects that were under construction throughout the year. Downtown A large red building is now visible from multiple vantage points and should be open soon. Work continues on The Matan, although not […]

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In Limbo: Still No Shovels in the Ground For These 62 Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren In Limbo: Still No Shovels in the Ground For These 62 Projects

At the end of each year, we like to group the urban development projects that we’ve been tracking into categories – completed, under construction and announced. We’ve also come up with this fourth category for all of the projects that don’t fit neatly into any of the other three. That could mean proposals from previous […]

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Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio 2019 Beat the Odds Celebration

  Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio 2019 Beat the Odds Celebration

Join CDF-Ohio and former Beat the Odds honorees, Alberto Jones and Sara Abou Rashed as we celebrate the resilience and courage of our five 2019 Beat the Odds Ohio high school seniors who are beating the odds and demonstrating leadership both inside and outside the classroom. Hear from our extraordinary honorees and watch the premier […]

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19 Things to Look Forward to in 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans 19 Things to Look Forward to in 2019

2019 is now under way, and we’re excited about what this year will bring. There’s new restaurants coming soon, new stores opening this year, new festivals that will launch for the first time and so much more.  Below, you can find just a handful of the cool things that will arrive in Columbus in 2019. […]

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