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Opinion: Governor DeWine Takes Socialist Approach with Highway Tax

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: Governor DeWine Takes Socialist Approach with Highway Tax

If you haven’t heard, Ohio’s highway system is flat broke, but new Governor Mike DeWine (R) has a solution to the problem: raise taxes. He recognizes that our transportation networks are the vital backbone to moving people and goods to where they need to go, and he’s willing to implement a socialist strategy that involves […]

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City May Implement Policy Adapting to Effects of Climate Change

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City May Implement Policy Adapting to Effects of Climate Change

The City of Columbus may soon implement public policy to adapt to the consequences of climate change. A taskforce headed by researchers at The Ohio State University’s Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BRCRC) has released an action plan meant to prepare the city for more extreme weather. It’ll be presented to Columbus City Council […]

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Work Begins on Major Short North Streetscape Improvements

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Begins on Major Short North Streetscape Improvements

Work started this week on the first phase of streetscape improvements along North High Street in the Short North. A three-block stretch of the street in front of the Convention Center is the first to undergo the transformation, with construction scheduled to continue through the end of September. The improvements will be both above ground […]

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Clinton Rolls Out Economic Plan for First 100 Days in Office, Trump Responds

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Clinton Rolls Out Economic Plan for First 100 Days in Office, Trump Responds

Election Day is right around the corner — just three months away — and in preparation the Clinton campaign has released an economic plan for the candidate’s first 100 days in office. The plan lays out the investments to be made in the infrastructure, manufacturing and energy sectors as well as the support she’ll lend […]

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Underground Sewer Project Completes Excavation Work

Walker Evans Walker Evans Underground Sewer Project Completes Excavation Work

The acronym-laden Olentangy Scioto Interceptor Sewer (OSIS) Augmentation Relief Sewer (OARS) tunnel project is quite a mouthful, which is appropriate seeing as it’s the largest capital project in the history of the City of Columbus. And after five years of ongoing work, the tunnel excavation is officially complete. Local leaders gathered today to celebrate the milestone at […]

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Dublin to Enhance Riverside Drive with Roundabout and Pedestrian Updates

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dublin to Enhance Riverside Drive with Roundabout and Pedestrian Updates

Yesterday it was announced that Crawford Hoying has plans to develop over 1,1100 residential units in a new mixed-use development at the northeast intersection of Bridge Street and Riverside Drive in Dublin. The plan would alter this area significantly from a density perspective, affecting both the thousands of new residents, workers and shoppers in the […]

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City of Columbus Plans 2013 Bond Package

Walker Evans Walker Evans City of Columbus Plans 2013 Bond Package

For the first time in five years, the City of Columbus is seeking to place a bond package on the ballot this fall for a public vote. The bond package would continue to support capital improvement projects throughout the city for infrastructure and neighborhood projects. Mayor Michael B. Coleman, City Council President Andrew J. Ginther […]

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