Ohio State and city celebrate Smart Columbus victory

Leadership for The Ohio State University and the city of Columbus celebrated a national championship-type victory Friday in a challenge for the future of transportation.

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther joined College of Engineering Dean David Williams to highlight Smart Columbus to the university Board of Trustees. Smart Columbus envisions the city as a center for high-tech transportation research and innovation.

“Smart Columbus is about much more than transportation. It positively impacts serious community issues like poverty, food deserts, infant mortality, access to affordable transportation, employment opportunities and internet connectivity,” Williams said.

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