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City to Resume Downtown Street Sweeping

City to Resume Downtown Street Sweeping The city of Columbus will resume overnight weekly street sweeping in the Central Business District beginning pre-dawn Monday, April 3.   - learn more

Short North Parking Pilot

Short North Parking Pilot Short North Parking Pilot open houses for the community. - learn more

Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons Improved at Four Columbus Locations

Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons Improved at Four Columbus Locations The city of Columbus has improved its Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons that are intended to make crossing busy streets safer and easier for pedestrians. - learn more

Safety Enhancements for Traffic Signal: E. Main Street at Alum Creek Drive

Safety Enhancements for Traffic Signal: E. Main Street at Alum Creek Drive City of Columbus crews will make safety enhancements to the traffic signal at the intersection of E. Main Street and Alum Creek Drive.  - learn more

Columbus Public Service Changes due to Presidents’ Day

Columbus Public Service Changes due to Presidents’ Day Columbus trash collection service will not be provided on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents’ Day. - learn more

City of Columbus street sweeping schedule, October 24 – November 4, 2016

City of Columbus street sweeping schedule, October 24 – November 4, 2016 News Release 2016-10-18 City of Columbus street sweeping schedule, October 24 – November 4, 2016 Department of Public Service crews are scheduled to sweep streets October 24 – November 4 in the areas listed below. The schedule is subject to change due to weather, equipment maintenance or emergencies req - learn more

City of Columbus Puts Map of Parking Meters Online

City of Columbus Puts Map of Parking Meters Online News Release 2016-10-07 City of Columbus Puts Map of Parking Meters Online Need a parking meter in the city of Columbus? Finding one is as easy as a click of your mouse or using your Smartphone or device. The city of Columbus has placed a map of the city’s parking meters on the city’s Web site as one - learn more

Section of Joyce Avenue to be restricted to one-way northbound for road improvements; detours will be marked

Section of Joyce Avenue to be restricted to one-way northbound for road improvements; detours will be marked News Release 2016-08-17 Section of Joyce Avenue to be restricted to one-way northbound for road improvements; detours will be marked Joyce Avenue will be restricted to one-way northbound from Maloney Park to Hudson Avenue beginning  Monday, August 22, as part of the Joyce Avenue Improvements, Phase 3. Co - learn more

City of Columbus Schedules Annual Special Bulk Trash Pickups In OSU Area

City of Columbus Schedules Annual Special Bulk Trash Pickups In OSU Area City of Columbus Schedules Annual Special Bulk Trash Pickups In OSU Area 2016-07-20 City of Columbus Schedules Annual Special Bulk Trash Pickups In OSU Area As Students Move-out and Move-in Prior to Autumn Semester The City of Columbus will provide 12 free bulk trash drop-off locations for The Ohio Sta - learn more

City Unveils “Columbus Pace Car Program” To Fight Speeding On Residential Streets

City Unveils “Columbus Pace Car Program” To Fight Speeding On Residential Streets The city of Columbus unveiled Wednesday the “Columbus Pace Car Program,” a new resident-based program designed to fight speeding on residential streets through education and awareness.   - learn more

Mayor Ginther Unveils Hague Avenue Improvements

Mayor Ginther Unveils Hague Avenue Improvements Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther marked the beginning of the $3.2 million Hague Avenue Improvements Project on Thursday, a project that is part of the nearly $1 billion Capital Improvements Budget that City Council adopted earlier this week.   - learn more

KCB Cleanup Results

KCB Cleanup Results A total of 432 volunteers cleaned 11 tons of litter and 284,315 cigarette butts from Columbus freeway exit and entrance ramps during the 8th annual KickButtColumbus! cleanup on Saturday, March 19, 2016.  The litter and cigarette butts were cleaned from 148 freeway ramps at 39 different locations.   - learn more

City of Columbus Reminds Residents How To Properly Dispose of Leaves And Other Yard Waste

City of Columbus Reminds Residents How To Properly Dispose of Leaves And Other Yard Waste News Release 2015-10-01 City of Columbus Reminds Residents How To Properly Dispose of Leaves And Other Yard Waste Fall is the peak yard waste season each year, so the City of Columbus has some friendly reminders on proper ways to dispose of leaves, branches, twigs and grass clippings: Yard waste m - learn more

Mayor Coleman and City Councilmember Hardin Joined By Neighborhood Leaders To Celebrate Completion of Joyce Avenue, Phase 2, Roadway Improvements

Mayor Coleman and City Councilmember Hardin Joined By Neighborhood Leaders To Celebrate Completion of Joyce Avenue, Phase 2, Roadway Improvements News Release 2015-09-30 Mayor Coleman and City Councilmember Hardin Joined By Neighborhood Leaders To Celebrate Completion of Joyce Avenue, Phase 2, Roadway Improvements Mayor Michael B. Coleman, City Councilmember Shannon G. Hardin and neighborhood representatives today celebrated the completion of the - learn more

Weinland Park, Phase 3B, East 11th Avenue Roadway and Sidewalks Improvements Project Underway

Weinland Park, Phase 3B, East 11th Avenue Roadway and Sidewalks Improvements Project Underway The construction of a project that will add new sidewalks, bicycle features, a resurfaced roadway, and other safety improvements included in the Weinland Park, Phase 3B, East 11th Avenue Roadway Project is underway.   - learn more

Bike Lanes Added On Linworth Road and to be Installed On Kelton Avenue In August

Bike Lanes Added On Linworth Road and to be Installed On Kelton Avenue In August Bike lanes added - learn more

Bike Lanes To Be Installed On Ohio and Champion Avenues, Enhanced On Spring and Long Streets

Bike Lanes To Be Installed On Ohio and Champion Avenues, Enhanced On Spring and Long Streets The City of Columbus will take another step forward to help bicyclists and motorists share the road safely.  
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Work To Replace and Upgrade West 5th Avenue Bridge Over Scioto River To Begin August 6

Work To Replace and Upgrade West 5th Avenue Bridge Over Scioto River To Begin August 6 The West 5th Avenue Bridge over the Scioto River between Dublin Road and McKinley Avenue will close on Thursday, August 6, 2015, weather permitting, prior to demolition of the bridge. - learn more

Construction of Final Phase of Hard Road Improvements To Start on Monday

Construction of Final Phase of Hard Road Improvements To Start on Monday Hard Road Phase A Information - learn more

City of Columbus Crews Clean 30 Tons of Litter and Debris and 122.5 Tons of Bulk Trash From Roadsides During Annual Spring Concentrated Litter Cleanup

City of Columbus Crews Clean 30 Tons of Litter and Debris and 122.5 Tons of Bulk Trash From Roadsides During Annual Spring Concentrated Litter Cleanup Department of Public Service crews cleaned 30 tons of litter and debris, 122.5 tons of bulk items and other trash from roadsides and elsewhere in the public right-of-way during their annual concentrated spring litter that ran from April 20 through yesterday, Sunday, May 10.  - learn more

Connect Columbus:  City Asks Residents For Their Ideas To Help Shape Long Range Transportation Plan

Connect Columbus: City Asks Residents For Their Ideas To Help Shape Long Range Transportation Plan The City is asking residents how they want Columbus to move into the next two decades.  
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Public Meetings to Collect Public Input for Connect Columbus Transportation Plan to Begin This Week

Public Meetings to Collect Public Input for Connect Columbus Transportation Plan to Begin This Week Public meetings to gather input from residents, businesses and other stakeholders for the creation of Connect Columbus, the City’s long-range multimodal transportation plan, will begin this week.   
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City of Columbus Snow Removal Plan Earns American Public Works Association National Award For Excellence

City of Columbus Snow Removal Plan Earns American Public Works Association National Award For Excellence The City of Columbus’ snow and ice control plan and snow removal efforts have earned the American Public Works Association’s national Award for Excellence.   - learn more

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Short North Parking Pilot

Short North Parking Pilot You are cordially invited to open houses for the community on the Short North Parking Pilot       - learn more

Hamilton Road Improvements

Hamilton Road Improvements Hamilton Road Improvements public meeting - learn more