Mayor Andrew Ginther

Mayor Ginther speaking about Safe Streets at the Reeb Center on Columbus' South Side
Nick Evans

Columbus' Safe Streets program began in the Linden neighborhood last year, and its success prompted expansion to the Parson’s corridor and the Hilltop. But the latest results are not as promising as the pilot.

Lime electric scooter
Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

Columbus City Council has sided with Mayor Andrew Ginther in his quest to keep electric scooters off of city sidewalks.

Lime electric scooter
Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

Mayor Andrew Ginther is introducing regulations to keep electric scooter riders in the street rather than on city sidewalks.

Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

An effort to push Columbus to issue municipal ID cards is gaining steam, with Columbus City Council members agreeing to study the issue.  

Construction at River & Rich in Franklinton.
Nick Evans / WOSU

The 200-plus apartment development River and Rich is nearing completion on Franklinton’s east side. The hum of heavy machinery and the staccato thump of nail guns played in the background last week as city leaders gathered to pitch a revamped tax abatement plan.

Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik speaks at the Ohio Mayors Alliance press conference.
Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

Mayors from the 30 largest cities in the state have laid out an agenda they’d like to see Ohio’s next governor and new legislature follow.

Construction at River & Rich in Franklinton.
Nick Evans / WOSU

Columbus leaders baked in the Tuesday morning sun at River And Rich to promote a new tax abatement strategy aimed at increasing Columbus’ stock of affordable housing.

Andrew Welsh-Huggins / Associated Press

Columbus city leaders are working to improve neighborhood safety through several programs.

Michael Lee / WOSU

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded a Columbus organization a $6.07 million grant to combat youth homelessness in the city.

Columbus, Ohio skyline
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Columbus has unveiled a new website to act as a kind of clearing house for important regional data, as part of a larger effort to improve mobility around the city.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

The city of Columbus won a small victory in its lawsuit against the Columbus Crew this week. A Franklin County judge granted their request for a 90-day pause, allowing the city more time to potentially buy the Major League Soccer team.

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Bike patrols are coming to new neighborhoods as part of the city's ongoing effort to enact its new Comprehensive Neighborhood Safety Strategy. 

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

Potential buyers of Columbus Crew will have the chance to see the team's financial records, according to emails filed with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

The Columbus City Attorney's office has made another move in its attempt to keep Columbus Crew in the city. 

Nick Evans

Mayor Andrew Ginther wants to spend more than a billion dollars on infrastructure projects in 2018. 

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