With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Columbus Mayor’s streetcar dream still alive
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The Columbus Dispatch reported Friday that Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s streetcar proposal is “off-line.” WOSU spoke with the mayor’s Urban Ventures Coordinator, Mike Brown, who said Coleman’s streetcar dream has not been derailed. The mayor’s funding proposal hit a wall in March when City Council struck down the idea to use more than $25 million from the general-fund budget to pay for the $103 million project. Click on the listen icon to hear the interview.