WOSU News Archives For: March 28, 2008

Variety of Funds Will Pay for Streetcars

The proposed streetcar system would feature vehicles in scarlet and gray -- to the delight of OSU president Gordon Gee.
12:00AM
March 28, 2008

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman promised there would be no sales, property or city income tax increases to support his proposed streetcar system. Thursday night at city hall he released funding details for where the money will come from.

Landlords Fear Loss Of Thousands Of Potential Renters In Campus Area.

12:00AM
March
28, 2008

For more than 50 years incoming students at Ohio State have been required to spend their first year in a dorm. OSU president Gordon Gee has proposed requiring sophomores to do the same. But some university-area residents fear removing a big chunk of renters will have an impact on the urban flavor of the neighborhood.