WOSU News Archives For: September 22, 2009

Transportation Sec. LaHood Optimistic About Ohio Passenger Train Service

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in Columbus
12:00AM
September 22, 2009

President Obama’s transportation secretary was in Columbus Tuesday where he toured a bus facility recently renovated with the help of federal stimulus dollars. But during a press conference afterward, the talk quickly turned to what backers say is a need for passenger rail service.

Report Finds Concern in Columbus and other Big Cities about Budget Deficits Next Year

12:00AM
September
22, 2009

A survey of Columbus and a dozen other big cities shows concern among officials that next year’s budget challenges might be greater than this year’s.

Central Ohio City Could Join Others Around State to Ban Texting While Driving

12:00AM
September
22, 2009

Bexley City Council Members are expected to vote, Tuesday night, on a law to prohibit texting while driving. If the legislation passes it will be the first of its kind in Central Ohio.