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Pen West Development Up for Approval, Pedestrian Bridge a Possibility

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pen West Development Up for Approval, Pedestrian Bridge a Possibility

Borror Properties is hoping for final approval from the Downtown Commission this month for its Pen West office and residential development. Submitted renderings show a re-oriented and re-designed office building at the western edge of Nationwide Boulevard, as well as additional pedestrian walkways connecting that building with a two-story parking garage and six-story apartment building. […]

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Goodale Bike Ramp to Open Soon

Brent Warren Brent Warren Goodale Bike Ramp to Open Soon

Since they were first announced in early 2013, bicycle and trail infrastructure improvements planned for the Goodale Street bridge over State Route 315 and the Olentangy River have generated plenty of enthusiasm from cyclists and other trail users; a new path along the north side of the Goodale bridge would improve conditions along a treacherous roadway […]

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City Council Approves Funding for Camp Chase Trail

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Council Approves Funding for Camp Chase Trail

Cycling advocates and trail enthusiasts have long dreamed of the day that a trail could be built along the Camp Chase railway, which cuts a straight line through western Columbus. That dream is now much closer to reality, as Columbus City Council last night approved $4.2 million to build a 2.9-mile section of the trail […]

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Alum Creek Bike Path Connector Planned to Link Innis Park to Easton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alum Creek Bike Path Connector Planned to Link Innis Park to Easton

A half mile piece of missing bike trail along Alum Creek is currently all that is preventing the connection of the central portion of the path with the northern stretch. Once completed, the connector will bridge Innis Park with Easton for continuous access to the bikeway for residents and visitors on the Northeast side of […]

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Scioto Trail Connection on Track to be Completed this Fall

Brent Warren Brent Warren Scioto Trail Connection on Track to be Completed this Fall

A key piece of the Scioto Trail is scheduled to be completed this fall, connecting an isolated section of the trail that runs from Fifth Avenue to Grandview Avenue to the main Downtown section of the trail that currently dead-ends across from the water treatment plant on Dublin Road. The new section, which will feature […]

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Students Envision Olentangy Greenway North of Lane Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Students Envision Olentangy Greenway North of Lane Avenue

With the recent removal of the Fifth Avenue dam and the planned removal of the Main Street dam downtown, Columbus has taken two very significant steps towards realizing the vision of a 16-mile long naturalized river corridor first laid out in the 2010 Downtown Strategic Plan. A group of students in two different classes at […]

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West Side Bike Improvements on Track for Spring

Brent Warren Brent Warren West Side Bike Improvements on Track for Spring

The implementation of the Bicentennial Bikeways Plan continues this spring when construction will start on improvements along Sullivant Avenue and Georgesville Road. “Share the Road” signs will be installed and sharrows (pavement markings indicating that lanes are for both bikes and cars) will be painted on Sullivant from Grubb Street in Franklinton all the way […]

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