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Vine Street Partially Converting to One-Way for Parking Garage Traffic

Walker Evans Walker Evans Vine Street Partially Converting to One-Way for Parking Garage Traffic

If you’ve visited the northern end of Downtown during a busy weekend, you’ve likely sat in a traffic bottleneck at some point this summer. Between convention-goers, gallery-hoppers, sports-fans, market-shoppers, office workers, new residents and other visitors, the area can get fairly congested on days where multiple events overlap. To alleviate some of this congestion, the […]

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How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 3

Walker Evans Walker Evans How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 3

The interview below is part two in a series where we discuss the transit and land use projects outlined in the Downtown Action Plan with Randy Bowman, the Division of Mobility Options Administrator at the Columbus Department of Public Service. CLICK HERE to jump back to Part One or CLICK HERE to jump back to Part […]

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How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 2

Walker Evans Walker Evans How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 2

The interview below is part two in a series where we discuss the transit and land use projects outlined in the Downtown Action Plan with Randy Bowman, the Division of Mobility Options Administrator at the Columbus Department of Public Service. CLICK HERE to jump back to Part One. Walker Evans: So once North Front Street […]

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How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 1

Walker Evans Walker Evans How the Downtown Action Plan will Change Columbus: Part 1

In 2010, a new plan for Downtown development was assembled through multiple public meetings, brainstorming sessions and leadership meetings. This plan calls for a wide variety of actions from the construction of new convention center facilities to public transit upgrades to a green makeover to the Scioto River. To execute some of these initiatives, a […]

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Town and Rich Streets to Go Two-Way in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Town and Rich Streets to Go Two-Way in Franklinton

The finalized East Franklinton Plan was presented in July and lays out a dense urban future for this near-Downtown neighborhood that is slated to be filled with art studios, apartments, corner cafes and creativity. One critical portion of the plan that was discussed in greater detail at a public meeting this evening was that of […]

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Front Street and Marconi Boulevard to go Two-Way in 2013

Walker Evans Walker Evans Front Street and Marconi Boulevard to go Two-Way in 2013

The conversion of Downtown streets from one-way to two-way continues with news that the treatment will come to portions of Marconi Boulevard and Front Street in 2013. A portion of Front Street south of Broad Street was converted in 2009, with Civic Center Drive (what Marconi turns into south of Broad) following suit with the […]

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Two-Way, or Not Two-Way

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two-Way, or Not Two-Way

Like many cities, Downtown Columbus is full of one-way streets. Traffic engineers of the mid-twentieth century utilized them as a way of moving as many automobiles as quickly as possible through what were previously congested urban areas. Today, one could argue that one-way streets have done their job a little too well, and have hurt the effectiveness […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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