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Columbus Officials Hopeful for Light Rail Funding

9, 2009

Central Ohio’s on-again, off-again, light rail system may be on again. Ohio’s largest cities are turning to President-elect Barack Obama’s stimulus bill to revive some long-sought infrastructure projects. Columbus plans to ask for 200 million dollars to build a 13-mile light-rail train system.

Streetcars Debated in Columbus

16, 2008

Columbus Mayor Coleman’s streetcar proposal was debated today at the Columbus Metropolitan Club. Coleman wants to build a 103-million-dollar line that would connect downtown with Ohio State University along North High Street.