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Updated: City Decides on Plan for Clintonville Bike Bridges

Brent Warren Brent Warren Updated: City Decides on Plan for Clintonville Bike Bridges

Editor’s Note (4/23/21): The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department announced today that it had selected Alternative 2 (as shown above) to complete the Olentangy Trail in Clintonville. For more information, see www.columbus.gov. The article below was originally posted on February 3. Plans to close the last significant gap in the Olentangy Trail are moving forward. Currently, […]

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Franklinton Trail and Park Plans Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Franklinton Trail and Park Plans Moving Forward

The next two years could see several different projects spearheaded by the city’s Recreation and Parks Department come to fruition in Franklinton. Plans for a new bike and pedestrian bridge over the Scioto River and an off-street trail along Souder Avenue are moving forward, although the details have changed since the idea was first proposed […]

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Work on Northwest Corridor Plan Advances, East and West Corridors to be Next

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work on Northwest Corridor Plan Advances, East and West Corridors to be Next

Work is progressing on a plan to bring new transit options and more concentrated development to the Northwest Side, and work will begin soon on a similar effort focused on two additional corridors – one extending west from Downtown, the other traveling east. The City of Columbus and its partners held a press conference today […]

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The Humble Neighborhood Walk Gets Its Moment in the Sun

Brent Warren Brent Warren The Humble Neighborhood Walk Gets Its Moment in the Sun

Some local organizations are shining a spotlight on one of the few outside-the-house activities still available to us – the neighborhood walk. Transit Columbus has created a Walk Columbus Pledge to encourage people to take daily walks to “explore the nooks and crannies of our own neighborhoods…rather than heading for the most popular areas.” The […]

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Never Built Columbus: Transit

Brent Warren Brent Warren Never Built Columbus: Transit

Here’s a scene from an alternate universe – an OSU student boards a streetcar at 11th Avenue and takes it down High Street to Nationwide Boulevard, where she walks down some stairs to a boarding platform to catch a train to Cleveland for the holidays (oh, and her brother arrives from his home on the […]

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More Changes Coming to Parsons Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Changes Coming to Parsons Avenue

Work will continue through the fall on the latest round of streetscape improvements for Parsons Avenue. The scope of the project runs from Livingston Avenue to Hosack Street, and includes a resurfacing of the street and reconfigured travel lanes. “The Department of Public Service believes that this project will improve the traffic flow in this […]

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Proposal Would Close the Gap in the Olentangy Trail

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Would Close the Gap in the Olentangy Trail

Regular users of the Olentangy Trail know that there is only one section of the shared-use path that detours away from the Olentangy River and onto city streets. That happens on either side of the North Broadway bridge in Clintonville, roughly halfway between the trail’s two endpoints, Worthington and Downtown. A new proposal would close […]

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