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 Police say officers shot a man after he held what appeared to be a gun to the bus driver’s head and demanded control of the bus. Another passenger was also injured by police gunfire.
The discount bus line Megabus says it will soon expand its Columbus service with daily departures to and from Pittsburgh. It’s one more sign that intercity bus transportation in the U.S. is making a comeback.
The discount bus carrier megabus.com says it’s reestablishing service to Columbus after a two-month run ended in failure just last year. Megabus offers express service to major cities in the Midwest through its Chicago hub. It’s trying to lure customers by offering fares as low as one dollar.