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Ginther Announces Five More Leadership Appointments at City Hall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ginther Announces Five More Leadership Appointments at City Hall

Columbus Mayor-elect Andrew Ginther announced this morning the addition of two new appointments to his cabinet, as well as the retention of three directors from the Coleman administration. All appointments will begin their new or retained positions on January 1, when Ginther takes office. Kimber Perfect will serve as Ginther’s deputy chief of staff for communications. […]

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PSA: Downtown Street Sweeping Ramps Up This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans PSA: Downtown Street Sweeping Ramps Up This Summer

The Department of Public Service has an important message for anyone who regularly parks their cars on the street Downtown: move your car during street sweeping hours so that you don’t get towed. Starting in the early hours of Monday, April 6th, Downtown street sweeping will become a weekly activity, as requested by Downtown residents […]

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‘Engineer Rides’ Part of Bike Lane Collaboration with Yay Bikes

Brent Warren Brent Warren ‘Engineer Rides’ Part of Bike Lane Collaboration with Yay Bikes

Although tough choices about new street designs and bike lanes mean that cycling advocates and traffic engineers are often pitted against each other, a new collaboration between the City of Columbus and Yay Bikes has the two groups working – and riding – together. When Columbus Public Service Director Tracie Davies reached out to Yay […]

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Short North Gaining 25 Parking Meters in December

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North Gaining 25 Parking Meters in December

Holiday shopping in The Short North is getting a little bit easier this year with the addition of 25 new parking meters in the district on Friday, December 5th — which happens to also be the day before this year’s Holiday Hop event. The new meters will be scattered throughout the neighborhood, mostly on High […]

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Spring and Long Downtown Could See Further Bike Improvements

Brent Warren Brent Warren Spring and Long Downtown Could See Further Bike Improvements

Although nothing is scheduled and the funding has yet to be secured, the city is planning significant streetscape-improvement projects for Spring and Long streets Downtown. That could mean a road diet – similar to the recent changes to Nationwide Boulevard – as well as improvements to the bike lanes that were recently painted on both […]

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Some Parking Meters to be Saved for Long Street Retailers

Walker Evans Walker Evans Some Parking Meters to be Saved for Long Street Retailers

As we reported yesterday, a group of Long Street retailers have spent the past few days worried about the possibility of losing the on-street metered parking directly in front of their businesses. Their concerns have been heard by city officials, who have worked quickly to propose a solution. “I just got done with a team […]

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City to Lift Parking Restrictions on High Street in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren City to Lift Parking Restrictions on High Street in Short North

The City of Columbus, which last summer freed up 125 parking spaces on Summit and Fourth Streets in Italian Village by lifting rush-hour parking restrictions, is now implementing a similar plan on High Street. A total of 122 meters between Goodale Street and King Avenue will have the restrictions lifted starting in February, meaning that […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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