Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
When Columbus City Council recently approved a multi-million dollar plan to expand bike paths, Public Service Director Mark Kelsey quipped the city was moving away from a “car-centric” road system. But, any major shift will require lots of public money and an adjustment in many driver’s mindset.
The start of the highway construction season has authorities reminding drivers to slow down in work zones, and follow the rules. Of all the counties in Ohio, Franklin County has the worst record when it comes to work zone crashes.
In a unanimous decision today, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled the use of red-light cameras to ticket motorists does not violate the state’s constitution.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced it will keep three air traffic controllers on duty during early morning hours on weekends at Port Columbus. While that may seem like a positive move for workers and fliers, there are other looming problems. A new work contract set to be imposed by the FAA Sunday could cause mass retirements.
The federal agency in charge of air safety has gone to congress in a bid to settle a wage and work rules dispute with unionized air traffic controllers. The Federal Aviation Administration wants to put its contract into effect even though it failed to reach agreement with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
Columbus police and state transportation officials are taking a closer look at a handful of recent head-on collisions on Central Ohio interstates. The investigation seeks to determine how and why more drivers are getting on limited access highways the wrong way.
If you are stuck in traffic right now, you may find this hard to believe, but a recent study indicates roadway congestion in Columbus has improved – albeit slightly – over the past couple years.
The parent company of Big Bear grocery stores has announced it will close 5 stores in the Columbus area. The stores will cease operations by the end of the year. The move is part of Penn Traffic’s plan to emerge from bankruptcy.