Smart Columbus Columbus Council Approves Vehicle Registration Fee Hike By Jim Letizia • May 21, 2019 Columbus City Council last night approved a five dollar increase in vehicle registration fees. AEP To Help Businesses Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations By Jim Letizia • Mar 7, 2019 bizjournals.com Columbus based American Electric Power says it plans to invest nearly 10 million dollars to help build electric vehicle charging stations. Ginther Talks Technology, Early Childhood Development In State Of The City Address By Jim Letizia • Feb 1, 2019 City of Columbus Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther last night unveiled plans for more affordable housing and improved internet access during his State of the City speech at East High School. Smart Columbus Releases Concept Documents For Connected Vehicle Pilot Project By Mike Foley • Jul 26, 2018 columbus.gov Smart Columbus has released the first in a series of concept documents for a pilot project funded by a portion of the 40 million dollar U.S. Department of Transportation grant the city won two years ago. Smart Columbus "Experience Center" Now Open By Associated Press • Jul 2, 2018 smart.columbus.gov The City of Columbus has opened a facility to in part show off technological innovations in transportation. Smart Columbus Offering Grants For Electric Taxis By Jim Letizia • Jun 20, 2018 columbus.gov Smart Columbus is offering taxi cab companies 30 thousand dollars in rebates to add electric vehicles to their fleets. Smart Columbus Unveils Transportation Operating System By Associated Press • May 18, 2018 columbus.gov Columbus has unveiled the first version of its pioneering transportation operating system. Ohio's Congressional Delegation Touts Columbus As Site For New Amazon HQ By Jim Letizia • Jan 31, 2018 Ohio's Congressional delegation has sent a letter to online retailer Amazon pitching Columbus as the location for a second headquarters. Columbus Expected To See Continued Job Growth In 2018 By Mike Foley • Jan 3, 2018 Wednesday’s Columbus Metropolitan Club forum offered a glimpse at how the central Ohio economy may fare in 2018. Grants Available For Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation In Central Ohio By Mike Foley • Aug 17, 2017 columbus.gov The Smart Columbus initiative on Wednesday announced an incentive for developers and property owners to install electric vehicle charging stations. Columbus Residents May Test Drive Electric Cars This Fall By Jim Letizia • Aug 2, 2017 bbc.com Columbus residents will have a chance to test-drive electric cars without cost or obligation in October. Corporate Columbus Contributing To Smart City Effort By Mike Foley • Feb 23, 2017 columbus.gov Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says the city now has more than 367 million dollars in matching funds from public and private partnerships for its Smart Columbus initiative.