Columbus Political Leadership Wants a New Transit Plan

Columbus, Ohio is expected to grow to 500,000 residents by 2050, but all recent efforts to raise the funds for a large investment in transit have stalled. The new City Council president wants to try again.
February 1, 2016, 2pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The president of Columbus City Council wants to restart discussions to bring a mass-transit option to Central Ohio after years of stalled efforts," reports Tom Knox.

Knox notes that City Council President Zach Klein's idea isn't new: the Central Ohio Transit Agency, a mayoral task force, and an Ohio State University student group have all floated similar idea in the past decade.

The article includes discussion about the potential political pitfalls, and funding challenges, that would arise if the plan were to proceed any further beyond the current, very hypothetical, status of the transit discussion in Columbus.

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Published on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in Columbus Business First
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