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New Station Downtown Offers Fast Charge for Electric Vehicles

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Station Downtown Offers Fast Charge for Electric Vehicles

A new charging station was installed earlier this week that will offer drivers of electric vehicles in Columbus a fast-charge, curbside option for the first time. The new station, located at 174 E. Fulton St. downtown, features public art designed by students of the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD). On hand at a […]

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Smart Columbus Roundup: New Plans for Electric Vehicles, Event Parking and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Smart Columbus Roundup: New Plans for Electric Vehicles, Event Parking and More

Smart Columbus opened its new Experience Center Downtown in June. Also revealed at that time was a plan to purchase a self-driving shuttle bus that will run in a loop between the new center and COSI. That project is still on track to open before the end of the year, but there have been a series […]

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National Drive Electric Week

Anne Evans Anne Evans National Drive Electric Week

Many of Central Ohio’s electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts will be gathering to highlight the clean-air benefits and cost-savings of electric cars during the week of September 8th to the 16th. The event is part of the eighth annual National Drive Electric Week. Columbus’s event is one of more than 280 across the country (and […]

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National Drive Electric Week

Anne Evans Anne Evans National Drive Electric Week

Many of Central Ohio’s electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts will be gathering to highlight the clean-air benefits and cost-savings of electric cars during the week of September 8th to the 16th. The event is part of the eighth annual National Drive Electric Week. Columbus’s event is one of more than 280 across the country (and […]

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Development Roundup: Updates from Downtown, German Village, and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Updates from Downtown, German Village, and More

The latest Development Roundup features news from German Village, Grandview Heights, Victorian Village and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: The German Village Society is hosting a community meeting tonight about two recent development proposals that continue to work their way through […]

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What to Expect from Smart Columbus in Year Two

Brent Warren Brent Warren What to Expect from Smart Columbus in Year Two

It’s been a little over a year since Columbus beat out six other finalists to win the US Department of Transportation’s Smart City challenge. The win came with a $40 million grant from the US DOT as well as a $10 million grant from Vulcan, Inc. Local corporate and institutional partners have chipped in significant […]

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Smart Columbus Incentivizes Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Apartment Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Smart Columbus Incentivizes Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Apartment Projects

A new Smart Columbus program was announced today that aims to increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations in apartment and condominium buildings. The program offers a rebate of $3,500 per plug or parking space to owners of condos or apartment buildings — or to developers of new residential buildings — with a maximum […]

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