On April 7, I participated in a panel discussion at the Columbus Metropolitan Club; topic: Trends that Will Shape Us: Transportation. Other guests include Jack Marchbanks (Director, Ohio Department of Transportation) and Kevin Chambers (Managing Director – Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain, JobsOhio).
It was an interesting and lively conversation: spanning public transit, the impact of COVID on cities, social equity, infrastructure, freight and logistics. Check it out!
Link to recording
I’m quoted in an article in CQ Roll Call , a news site covering Congress and the White House, about the drastic budget faced by public transit systems unless Congress acts soon. You may not be surprised to learn I’m against that.
As recovery bills languish, transit systems cut service – Jessica Wehrman, Roll Call, 2 December 2020
Central Ohio now has an interactive, online dashboard that provides current and accurate information on the 15-county region’s sustainability accomplishments.
The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) and the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis (CURA) at The Ohio State University are launching an interactive, online dashboard that provides current and accurate information on Central Ohio’s sustainability. You can select, visualize, map and download data on a wide range of sustainability indicators for Central Ohio.
The dashboard serves as the official status report for Central Ohio’s progress toward the Regional Sustainability Agenda, which sets the framework for communities and regional partners to work toward common goals. It was created out of the need for greater access to data and information in order to shed light on the impacts of collective sustainability efforts region.
MORPC press release