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How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 3

Walker Evans Walker Evans How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 3

The interview below is part two in a series where we discuss the transit and land use projects outlined in the Downtown Action Plan with Randy Bowman, the Division of Mobility Options Administrator at the Columbus Department of Public Service. CLICK HERE to jump back to Part One or CLICK HERE to jump back to Part […]

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How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 2

Walker Evans Walker Evans How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 2

The interview below is part two in a series where we discuss the transit and land use projects outlined in the Downtown Action Plan with Randy Bowman, the Division of Mobility Options Administrator at the Columbus Department of Public Service. CLICK HERE to jump back to Part One. Walker Evans: So once North Front Street […]

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How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 1

Walker Evans Walker Evans How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 1

In 2010, a new plan for Downtown development was assembled through multiple public meetings, brainstorming sessions and leadership meetings. This plan calls for a wide variety of actions from the construction of new convention center facilities to public transit upgrades to a green makeover to the Scioto River. To execute some of these initiatives, a […]

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Front Street and Marconi Boulevard to go Two-Way in 2013

Walker Evans Walker Evans Front Street and Marconi Boulevard to go Two-Way in 2013

The conversion of Downtown streets from one-way to two-way continues with news that the treatment will come to portions of Marconi Boulevard and Front Street in 2013. A portion of Front Street south of Broad Street was converted in 2009, with Civic Center Drive (what Marconi turns into south of Broad) following suit with the […]

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Funding Approved to Study Upgrades for Downtown City Streets

Walker Evans Walker Evans Funding Approved to Study Upgrades for Downtown City Streets

At yesterday evening’s Columbus City Council meeting, an ordinance was approved to allocate $515,000 toward the second half of an ongoing study of transportation-based upgrades for Downtown Columbus streets. The plan is being developed by architectural firm Burgess and Niple and will include design concepts for the following: On-street parking on High Street through Downtown. The […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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