Study shows the Impact of Different Types of Development in Columbus

The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission – along with partners Columbus 2020 and ULI Columbus – have released the final draft of their Insight2050 report. The aim of the study is to paint a detailed picture of four different growth scenarios for the region, providing public and private decision makers with a huge amount of data on the impact of their decisions about growth and development.
Urban planner Peter Calthorpe of Calthorpe Associates – the consultant whose RapidFire platform was used to model the different scenarios – presented the findings last night at an event at the Athletic Club of Columbus.
The impact of the study could be far-reaching, as downtown Columbus and its surrounding jurisdictions come to terms with the impact that an additional 500,000 people and 300,000 jobs will have on the region by 2050.
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