WOSU News Archives For: August 5, 2011

Federal Agency Conducts Bus Safety Hearing In Columbus

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A COTA bus in Columbus, Ohio.
5:39PM
August
5, 2011

A federal transportation agency today visited Columbus in a bid to boost safety on commercial buses. A recent study estimates 36 percent of bus crash fatalities during the past decade can be linked to driver fatigue.

Columbus Crew “Hooligans” Want Their Pub Reopened

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The Hudson Street Hooligans at a Columbus Crew soccer game.
5:36PM
August
5, 2011

For the past year, a group of Columbus Crew soccer fans has been meeting in a storefront on Summit Street several blocks from Crew Stadium. Now the group is fighting to get the City of Columbus to reopen the building.

Minority-Women Firms Boosted By Casino Construction

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Owners of the Hollywood Casino have set an aggressive goal for diversity in construction hiring.
5:35PM
August
5, 2011

Owners of the Hollywood Casino have set an aggressive goal for diversity in construction hiring. The company says it wants about 25 percent of its building contracts to go to minority or women owned businesses.