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Coleman’s Deputy Chief of Staff Departs City Hall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Coleman’s Deputy Chief of Staff Departs City Hall

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman may still have a full year left in office, but his Deputy Chief of Staff is departing ahead of his boss. Dan Williamson announced today that he is leaving City Hall for a position with Paul Werth Associates effective on Monday. Williamson has held a position with the Mayor’s Office since 2008, when […]

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Columbus Ranked 6th on List of “American Dream Cities”

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Columbus Ranked 6th on List of “American Dream Cities”

Columbus is ranked among seven “American Dream Cities” according the Burghard Group’s 2013 Report. The Burghard Group ranks metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) based on how successfully residents feel they are achieving the American Dream. The seven MSAs with an index of 105 or greater, including Columbus, are home to residents who have a greater sense that they […]

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Vine Street Partially Converting to One-Way for Parking Garage Traffic

Walker Evans Walker Evans Vine Street Partially Converting to One-Way for Parking Garage Traffic

If you’ve visited the northern end of Downtown during a busy weekend, you’ve likely sat in a traffic bottleneck at some point this summer. Between convention-goers, gallery-hoppers, sports-fans, market-shoppers, office workers, new residents and other visitors, the area can get fairly congested on days where multiple events overlap. To alleviate some of this congestion, the […]

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High Speed Rail Line Proposed Between Columbus and Chicago

Brent Warren Brent Warren High Speed Rail Line Proposed Between Columbus and Chicago

A rail advocacy group in Fort Wayne called the Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association last week unveiled a study (PDF) looking at the feasibility of running a 110-mph passenger rail line between Columbus and Chicago. The study, which calls for upgrading existing freight lines, estimates that the entire project would cost about $1.285 billion and be […]

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