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February 2014

Bike Lanes Coming to

Summit & Fourth Next Year

Even More Road Improvements


In 2015, the City of Columbus will install bike lanes

on Summit and Fourth streets between I-670 and
Hudson. A big thanks to our neighbors Chris Orban
and Christine Happel, who persistently advocated for
these lanes with city and state officials over
several years.

Youve already noticed the water line being replaced on

11thbut theres lots more in store. The city of
Columbus recently confirmed plans to:
Resurface Fifth Avenue between N. Fourth and
Grant, reduce it to four lanes, add bike facilities,
and replace curbs and sidewalks (spring 2014)
Add a traffic circle at Indianola and Sixth (spring
Add curb extensions at Indianola and Seventh
(spring 2014)
Add curb extensions on Indianola at Euclid and at
Eighth (spring 2015)
Resurface Summit and N. Fourth (see bike lanes
story above) (spring 2015)
Resurface 11th between Pearl and Grant,
replace curbs and sidewalks, and add street lights
and trees (fall 2015)

Impact of New WP Housing

to be Shared on Feb. 11 & 26
Are the housing investments made in WP in recent
years working? Find out as we share a new housing
report by Greater Ohio Policy Center at the Feb. 11
Housing Committee meeting and the Civics annual
report for 2013, at our Civic meeting on Feb. 26
(please see calendar for details).

Could You be the Next

Civic Association President?
Got what it takes to be our next civic association
president, vice president, treasurer, or secretary? This
is your chance!
FebruaryNominations accepted at Civic meeting on
Feb. 26; apply by Feb. 12 so people can read about
you in the March newsletter.
MarchAll nominees announced at Civic meeting on
March 26; candidate profiles posted to website. Not a
member? You must attend this meeting to be eligible
to vote in April.

Pictured: Mattie Reitman, Resident (left), Joyce Hughes, WPCCA

President (center,) and Andy Ginther, Columbus City Council President
Every Sun.
Every Fri.
Mon. & Tues.
Every Tues.
Every Wed.
Every Thurs.

11 a.m.6 p.m.
9 a.m.6 p.m.
9 a.m.8 p.m.
10 a.m.8 p.m.
9 p.m.
3:306:30 p.m.
36 p.m.
10 a.m.3 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 1
Sun., Feb. 2

10 a.m.noon
11 a.m.4 p.m.

Tues., Feb. 4
Mon., Feb. 10
Tues., Feb. 11
Tues., Feb. 11

11 a.m.6 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
78:30 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 12
Wed., Feb. 19
Thurs., Feb. 20
Wed., Feb. 26
Sat., Feb. 22

48 p.m.

5:30 p.m.
68 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
6 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
6:308 p.m.
10 a.m.noon

February 2014


The Box (free video on view): Ash Wednesday by Cao Guimares

and Rivane Neuenschwander

Wexner Center

Downton Abbey Season 4 on the big screen

Gateway Film Ctr.

Homework Help Center, grades K12

Northside Library

Job Help Center: Hands on Help, adults

Reading Buddies, grades K3
Family Story Time, all ages
Tween Time, ages 711
Free Thursday night admission (now on view is Cruzamentos:
Contemporary Art in Brazil)
Litter Clean-Up (w/ coffee, donuts, fruit, and supplies provided!)
Wex Lab: Ohio Shorts, video workshop for teens; scholarships
available, (614) 292-6493
First Sundays, free admission
Artists Talk: Luiza Baldan and Gisele Camargo
Civic Association Communications Committee
Civic Association Housing Committee
Public Workshop for new University District Plan, Indianola
Church of Christ
Civic Association Steering Committee
Neighborhood Network
University Area Commission, Northwood & High Bldg., Rm. 100
Civic Association Safety & Mobility Committee
University Area Review Board
Civic Association Monthly Meeting
Hoot Family Film Series, suggested donation of a canned good
for the Open Shelter

Northside Library
Northside Library
Northside Library
Northside Library
Wexner Center
Shelterhouse @ park

Wexner Center
Wexner Center
Wexner Center
Godman Guild
Godman Guild
2141 Indianola
Godman Guild
Godman Guild
2231 N. High
Pride Center
Northside Library
Schoenbaum Ctr.
Gateway Film Ctr.

Weigh in on our next neighborhood plan

The Columbus Planning Division is working on a
new neighborhood plan for the University
District, which includes WP. Please plan to attend
the next public workshop: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7-8:30
p.m. (see calendar for details). These workshops
are active events where you move around as you
wish to make comments on information presented
in easy-to-read displays. The next workshop will

Joyce Hughes, President

Diane Dixon, Vice President
Lydia Yoder, Secretary
Omar Qureshi, Treasurer

review input from the first workshop and present

a draft land use plan (including density recommendations) and draft design guidelines for future
commercial and residential development. Help
shape WP for the next 15-20 years!

4th Wed. of the month @ 6 p.m.

(Except Nov. & Dec.)
Schoenbaum Family Center
175 E. 7th Ave.
Next to Weinland Park Elementary
Free dinner provided!

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