Columbus, Ohio, launches ‘digital capstone’ of smart city advice

StateScoop: Officials from Columbus, Ohio’s regional development agency say they’ve exceeded the environmental goals set three years ago as a part of a $40 million challenge from the U.S. Department of Transportation — and they’re ready to help other midsized cities do the same.

On Tuesday, Smart Columbus, an initiative led by the City of Columbus and Columbus Partnership, a regional business coalition, launched a “digital capstone” website for other cities, academic institutions and businesses to replicate the success Columbus has had in making transportation more affordable and environmentally friendly since it won the Transportation Department grant in 2016.

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