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City Seeks Feedback on Scioto Trail Extension, Quarry Trails Connection

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Seeks Feedback on Scioto Trail Extension, Quarry Trails Connection

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is seeking feedback on a future trail extension that would fill in a key gap in the trail network while also connecting it to the new Quarry Trails Metro Park. The Scioto Trail currently runs from the South Side to West Fifth Avenue, winding its way through Downtown along […]

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Rapid 5 Project Aims to Connect All Central Ohio Waterways

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rapid 5 Project Aims to Connect All Central Ohio Waterways

A new large-scale project will be formally announced in 2020 with the goal of connecting all of Central Ohio’s major waterways and trails together into a cohesive system for residents and visitors. The “Rapid5” program is being spearheaded by local leadership at the Urban Land Institute of Columbus, MetroParks, MORPC, Franklin County and others. The […]

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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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Wagenbrenner on Plans for a New Bike Path, Plus More Details on the Big Quarry Announcement

Brent Warren Brent Warren Wagenbrenner on Plans for a New Bike Path, Plus More Details on the Big Quarry Announcement

When Columbus Underground spoke with Joseph Reidy, General Counsel for Wagenbrenner Development, about plans for a new Metro Park and mixed-use development on former quarry land off of Trabue Road, there was plenty of useful information that didn’t make it into the main story. With that in mind, we’ve compiled some additional excerpts from that conversation, […]

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Work to Start on Missing West Third Avenue Sidewalks

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work to Start on Missing West Third Avenue Sidewalks

Construction is scheduled to start next week on a long-awaited infrastructure fix for a section of West Third Avenue, just west of Olentangy River Road. Residents of both the Fifth by Northwest and Harrison West neighborhoods have complained for years about the condition of the street as it passes underneath the railroad tracks that run […]

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Pen West Development Up for Approval, Pedestrian Bridge a Possibility

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pen West Development Up for Approval, Pedestrian Bridge a Possibility

Borror Properties is hoping for final approval from the Downtown Commission this month for its Pen West office and residential development. Submitted renderings show a re-oriented and re-designed office building at the western edge of Nationwide Boulevard, as well as additional pedestrian walkways connecting that building with a two-story parking garage and six-story apartment building. […]

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Goodale Bike Ramp to Open Soon

Brent Warren Brent Warren Goodale Bike Ramp to Open Soon

Since they were first announced in early 2013, bicycle and trail infrastructure improvements planned for the Goodale Street bridge over State Route 315 and the Olentangy River have generated plenty of enthusiasm from cyclists and other trail users; a new path along the north side of the Goodale bridge would improve conditions along a treacherous roadway […]

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