Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Smart Columbus



To win the $50 million Smart Cities Challenge from the U.S. Department of Transportation Columbus put forward an impressive holistic vision for how technology can help all its residents. But, now the real challenge for Columbus will be implementing the plan that calls for:

  • Improve access to jobs through expanded mobility options in major job centers
  • Compete globally through smart logistics
  • Connect Columbus residents to safe, reliable transportation that can be accessed by all
  • Better connect our visitors to transportation options
  • Develop a more environmentally-sustainable transportation system
The anticipated outcome is for Columbus to become the nation’s epicenter for intelligent transportation systems research to improve safety, enhance mobility, create ladders of opportunity for those who may have been left behind in the past, and address climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Please join us as we explore the accomplishments of Smart Columbus and what lies ahead.

Speaker: Aparna Dial, deputy director of the City of Columbus' Department of Public Service and program manager of Smart Columbus

Moderator: Ned Hill, professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs

For those of you unable to attend, this event will be streamed via Facebook Live on the Glenn College Facebook page. The room will be equipped with a camera and microphones so our online audience can listen and participate remotely.



Tuesday, March 28, 2017
5:30 - 7:00pm (program begins at 5:45p.m.)


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Monday, April 17, 2017

Do Ohio’s Home Towns Have a Future?



The challenges of economic transition and growing inequality have hit Ohio's small cities especially hard. Best-selling books such as "Dreamland," "Hillbilly Elegy" and "Our Kids" paint a picture of Ohio's hometowns gripped in opioid abuse, closed factories and a culture that is having a hard time adapting to a changing world. Please join us as we discuss the issues and challenges of Ohio's small cities with:

Moderator: Larry Long, former executive director of the County Commissioners Association of Ohio and lecturer at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs

Tom Homan, city manager, Delaware Ohio

David Smith, mayor, Lancaster Ohio

John Begala, author of "Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns"

For those of you unable to attend, this event will be streamed via Facebook Live on the Glenn College Facebook page. The room will be equipped with a camera and microphones so our online audience can listen and participate remotely.



Tuesday, April 17, 2017
5:30 - 7:00pm (program begins at 5:45p.m.)


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