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Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

An event at the Glenwood Community Center earlier this week served as the official unveiling of the Envision Hilltop Plan, the latest attempt from Mayor Andrew Ginther’s administration to shine a light on the neighborhood’s needs and to encourage further investment in its future. Much like the One Linden plan released in 2018, the Hilltop […]

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The Confluence Cast: Development in Reynoldsburg

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Development in Reynoldsburg

The City of Reynoldsburg is in for some big changes in the coming years. How they go about that change and get buy-in from their residents is key to their success. Columbus Underground Reporter Brent Warren sat down with OHM Advisors Principal Aaron Domini and the city’s Director of Development Andrew Bowsher to talk about […]

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New Plan Will Make Transit Recommendations for Northwest Corridor

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan Will Make Transit Recommendations for Northwest Corridor

The City of Columbus announced today the next step in a process that started in back in 2014, when the Insight 2050 initiative highlighted the need for more focused and concentrated growth in the region. Last spring’s Corridor Concepts study recommended dense development and better transit along five regional corridors, and today, one of those […]

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COTA May Service Change Public Information Meetings

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill COTA May Service Change Public Information Meetings

Two public information meetings will take place regarding COTA service changes that will be effective Monday, May 7, 2018: Thursday, April 12, 12:00 PM William G. Porter Boardroom (33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215) Tuesday, April 17, 6:00 PM William G. Porter Boardroom (33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215) COTA makes improvements to […]

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COTA Celebrates Transit Driver Appreciation Day

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill COTA Celebrates Transit Driver Appreciation Day

Have you thanked your bus driver lately? The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is celebrating Transit Driver Appreciation Day on Friday, March 16! COTA bus operators don’t have an easy job, they just make it look that way! Every day, they help move our community forward. For hours on end, they manage to keep a […]

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First BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) Line in Columbus Launches on Monday

Brent Warren Brent Warren First BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) Line in Columbus Launches on Monday

New Year’s Day will mark the start of service for the CMAX, the first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line to be developed by the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA). Rides will be free on the line – which features specially-branded buses that run up and down Cleveland Avenue – for the first week of its […]

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First Bus Rapid Transit Line in Columbus Breaks Ground Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Bus Rapid Transit Line in Columbus Breaks Ground Today

Columbus will be getting its first-ever Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in 2018, which officially broke ground with construction today. Representatives from the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) along with other civic leaders held a special event to commemorate the occasion. “We’re pleased to celebrate construction of CMAX, central Ohio’s first bus rapid transit line,” said […]

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