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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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Update to Columbus Bike Plan Aims to Educate and Encourage

Brent Warren Brent Warren Update to Columbus Bike Plan Aims to Educate and Encourage

The Bicentennial Bikeways Plan, a document released in 2008 that laid out an ambitious series of projects and initiatives meant to transform Columbus into a premier bicycling city, is due for an update. City officials say the update will focus more on education and outreach than mapping out new bike infrastructure or bike lanes (a […]

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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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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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Options for 161 Shared-Use Path Presented Last Week

Brent Warren Brent Warren Options for 161 Shared-Use Path Presented Last Week

A working group formed last year to discuss a new shared-use path along State Route 161 met again on Wednesday to further review the project. Project Facilitator Marie Keister presented new data gathered by Korda Engineering and the city’s Department of Public Utilities aimed at answering what has proven to be the most pressing question […]

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Town and Rich Streets to Go Two-Way in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Town and Rich Streets to Go Two-Way in Franklinton

The finalized East Franklinton Plan was presented in July and lays out a dense urban future for this near-Downtown neighborhood that is slated to be filled with art studios, apartments, corner cafes and creativity. One critical portion of the plan that was discussed in greater detail at a public meeting this evening was that of […]

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Columbus Investing $31 Million to Repair Streets in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Investing $31 Million to Repair Streets in 2012

The proposed 2012 City of Columbus Capital Improvements Budget was announced today by Mayor Michael Coleman, Members of City Council and various neighborhood leaders. The budget includes the largest-ever single-year street repair investment of $31 million to be used for resurfacing 156 city streets and dozens of alleys. “These improvements are the foundation for stronger […]

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