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Worthington will continue to be mobile and interconnected and will strive to focus on different forms of transportation to enhance walk-ability and bike ability through its corridors.

10 Aug 2020

Insight

Multi-modal transportation to and from the City and within the City, especially along High Street, is important for residents, visitors and businesses. However, there are concerns that there is an increase in traffic on High Street and not enough emphasis on different modes of transportation (pedestrian, bikes, public, etc.)

Background

  • Public input participants all seemed to want to have a high functioning, aesthetically pleasing corridor along High Street.
  • Overwhelming public survey respondents are commuting to Columbus to work.
  • Gen-Z focus group stated they are using bikes and walking to get around Worthington.
  • All focus group participants were passionate about the City remaining walk-able and increasing walk-ability.
  • Many participants want to see the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan implemented in the near future.
  • 52% of respondent felt a connected/walkable community is also important.

Key Questions

  • How would you improve the transportation network to/from and within the City?
  • What are your ideas on paying for sidewalk improvements?
  • Do you think connections with infrastructure between the Downtown and the Mall are important?
  • What does that connections look like to you?
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