Life in Delaware County

MORPC and ODOT Release Central Ohio Transportation Safety Plan

14 Sep , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) in collaboration with local, state, and private organizations with expertise in transportation safety, developed the Central Ohio Transportation Safety Plan (COTSP).

The COTSP identifies causes of serious injuries and fatalities on Central Ohio local roadway system, establishes a series of goals and benchmarks for safety improvements, recognizes existing trends and critical safety priorities, and creates a framework for how collaboration can improve safety throughout the region. The plan was modeled after the Ohio Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP).  More…

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Life in Delaware County

Public Comment Sought On Metro Transportation Plan That Includes Delaware County

11 Jun , 2019  

Where should roads of the future be located? In what locations in the area are improvements needed to streets, roads, or intersections?

You can provide input on these and other related questions as regional planners set forth goals for the next thirty years of area transportation. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning (MORPC) has available for review and comment candidate projects being considered for inclusion in the 2020-2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). More…

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Life in Delaware County

COTA Service Change Impacting Polaris Bus Now In Effect

8 Jan , 2019  

The Central Ohio Transit Authority’s (COTA) January Service Change takes effect on Monday, Jan. 7.

This means the stop, departure and arrival times for the following lines will change (click a route below to download a printable timetable). This includes the 41 Crosswoods/Polaris route, which reaches into Delaware County. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Behind The Wheel: Will Delaware County Cities Join Others In Trying Out Driverless Cars?

28 Nov , 2018  

The State of Ohio has announced an expansion of the Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Program, created earlier this year by Governor Kasich. That program links private industry with cities interested in serving as testing sites for autonomous and connected vehicle technology.

While no Delaware County City has publicly expressed an interest in doing so, Athens, Columbus, Dublin, and Marysville have signed agreements with DriveOhio, the state’s center for smart mobility, to test autonomous and connected vehicles along with other smart mobility infrastructure. More…

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New Daily Flights To The West

29 Oct , 2018  

It will soon be easier to get from Delaware County to points in the Rocky Mountain West.

Last week, Delta Air Lines announced the addition of daily nonstop flights between Salt Lake City (SLC) and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) beginning in June. More…

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