U.S. Department of Transportation

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.

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.

The City of Columbus has won  a 50 million dollar grant to integrate innovative transportation technologies, including self-driving cars and smart sensors.

Plans for a bus-rapid transit line along Cleveland Avenue are closer to reality.

The U.S. Department of Transportation says 1 million dollars in emergency relief funds will go toward repairing the I-70 bridge over the West outerbelt damaged last week when a tanker truck carrying ethanol caught fire.

The U.S. Department of Transportation says the average airfare at Port Columbus was over 411 dollars in the fourth quarter, a 4.1 percent increase from the same period a year ago.