Downtown Columbus Will Buy Bus Rides For 43,000 Workers

Property owners in the Ohio capital's core are rethinking the relationship between cars and jobs.

The Route Fifty Roadshow Goes To Columbus

We hope you'll join us as we explore partnerships, technology and smart cities live from the National Association of Counties Annual Conference.

Sidewalk Labs’ Role in Columbus Smart City Program Appears Limited For Now

Meanwhile, Ohio’s capital is forging ahead with plans for millions of dollars in high-tech transportation upgrades. U.S. DOT officials will visit the city this week.

No, Alphabet Isn't Conspiring to Take Over Public Transit in Columbus

Contrary to a recent article, “smart” transportation technologies like those from Sidewalk Labs aren’t really a big secret. Plus, cities want them.

Columbus ‘Put Forward an Impressive, Holistic Vision’ for Its Winning Smart City Plan

“They were able to connect the problems they identified to specific technology solutions that are measurable,” said Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

Columbus Tops 6 Other Finalists to Win USDOT’s ‘Smart City Challenge’

With additional local investment, $140 million is now committed to the winning plan submitted by Ohio’s capital, but the other finalist cities will be seeing more federal and private assistance to pursue their visions, too.

Cities Vying for $50 Million in USDOT Smart City Challenge Make Final Pitches

“It’s really started a wave of innovative thought in transportation,” Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said of the grant competition.

Columbus Puts Its Future Bus Rapid Transit Line at Center of Its Smart City Challenge Bid

Carless households currently face major mobility disadvantages in Ohio’s capital, but civic leaders hope to change that.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Names 7 Finalists in ‘Smart City Challenge’ Competition

Anthony Foxx touts an overwhelming response to the federal competition, which will showcase the “outstanding potential to transform the future of urban transportation.”

These Cities Erase Police Complaints Per Policy?

Campaign Zero examines how police unions try to hide officer misconduct.

Another City Turns to Mow-to-Own Program

Plagued by vacant land maintenance costs, municipalities can reduce blight while putting property back on the tax rolls.