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Beyond Driver’s Ed

  Beyond Driver’s Ed

The purpose of Beyond Driver’s Ed is to create a classroom and simulator educational session for new drivers to enhance their abilities and increase their awareness of safe, defensive driving habits. We are primarily targeting high school age drivers who are on their temporary license or in the first to second year of driving and […]

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Self-Driving Shuttle Bus Shows up on Campus & OSU is Looking to Buy One

Brent Warren Brent Warren Self-Driving Shuttle Bus Shows up on Campus & OSU is Looking to Buy One

Sharped-eyed observers on Ohio State University’s main campus might have spotted an unusual-looking vehicle cruising around on Tuesday. Olli is the brand name of a 12-passenger van produced by an Arizona-based company called Local Motors. Designed to be fully autonomous, the rectangular-shaped shuttle was on campus for a “promotional and video shoot,” according to Benjamin […]

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Broad Street & James Road Tops Annual List of Worst Intersections

Walker Evans Walker Evans Broad Street & James Road Tops Annual List of Worst Intersections

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) revealed its annual list of high-crash intersections yesterday afternoon, and last year’s number one has been dethroned. The intersection of Hamilton Road and Livingston Avenue has dropped to second place, surpassed by the intersection of Broad Street and James Road. It should come as little surprise that the most […]

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Just How Bad Are Drivers in Columbus?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Just How Bad Are Drivers in Columbus?

If you’re out traveling around the city this summer, there’s a likelihood you’re going to encounter some traffic, an accident or just some terrible driving in general. Perhaps you’ll shake your fist at the sky and exclaim “Drivers in Columbus are the worst!” But if you’ve ever wondered if that claim holds water, now there’s […]

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Columbus Ranked 2nd Best City in US for Commuters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked 2nd Best City in US for Commuters

If rush hour traffic in Columbus seems bad, then perhaps it will make you feel a bit better to know that it’s literally worse just about everywhere else. According to new study from Trulia.com, Columbus ranks second in the country for best commute times, only trailing behind Buffalo, New York. “Residents of Columbus get an […]

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Hamilton Road & Livingston Avenue Tops List of High Crash Intersections

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hamilton Road & Livingston Avenue Tops List of High Crash Intersections

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission released their annual report for high-crash intersections yesterday, and there’s a new number one on the list. The intersection of Hamilton Road and Livingston Avenue on the city’s east side has dethroned the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Morse Road as the city’s most crash-prone. The report takes a look […]

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Suburban Streets in Columbus More Accident-Prone than Urban Streets

Walker Evans Walker Evans Suburban Streets in Columbus More Accident-Prone than Urban Streets

Last week, the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) released the latest list of the most dangerous intersections in Central Ohio. There were no major surprises with the 40 intersections that were called out as the most high-crash areas, but a deeper look at the data reveals a bit of an urban/suburban divide. In fact, […]

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