Latest Academy class gains insight2050 knowledge

Fifteen “students” in the third insight2050 Academy – the first designed for Civic Leaders - graduated October 17 after a three-session program that provoked good discussion and enthusiasm. Class members represented at least eight communities in addition to Columbus neighborhoods. Some were municipal employees, some were civic volunteers, and some represented businesses or professional organizations. [...]

MORPC Awards Technical Assistance to Four Central Ohio Communities

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) awarded technical assistance to four Central Ohio communities - the cities of Delaware, Westerville, Worthington, and Violet Township. The insight2050 Technical Assistance Program (TA Program), funded through MORPC’s Federal Surface Transportation Program (STP), provides MORPC staff assistance to local government members within the transportation planning area of Delaware and [...]

September 28th, 2017|Best Practices, Development, Transportation, Voices of insight2050|

Register for Fall insight2050 Academy

This is the last call for applications to the Autumn Class of the insight2050 Academy. The application period has been extended to September 29. The first class of the three-session series begins on Tuesday, October 3. This series is geared for citizen activists – neighborhood/community associations, engaged residents, preservation community, and others. The October 3 [...]

September Academy Focused on Community Involvement

Central Ohio is growing – so is the insight2050 Academy!   The third class of the insight2050 Academy will enroll in September for a new program aimed at civic leaders, community activists, homeowners associations, non-profit organizations, business leaders, and others who want to understand the context of and reasons for the development challenges the region [...]

July 24th, 2017|insight2050 Academy, Voices of insight2050|

Crawford Hoying Finding Its Niche

A company with roots in Ohio State University-area housing management has evolved over 20 years into a local leader in the kinds of compact, mixed-use development envisioned in the insight2050 scenarios. Because of the local success, Dublin-based Crawford Hoying Development is now making its mark in other Ohio cities.   Matthew Starr, the company’s director [...]

July 24th, 2017|Development, Voices of insight2050|

March 2017 Voices of insight2050 Newsletter

insight2050 Academy Welcomes New Class The insight2050 Academy welcomed a new class of 23 public officials representing local governments and agencies from across Central Ohio. Participants in this six-part workshop series will acquire information, tools and resources to assist them and their communities as Central Ohio experiences growth and demographic changes. MORPC Executive Director William [...]

March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized, Voices of insight2050|

Changes Are Coming to

Autumn is a time of change – temperatures, leaf colors, and coffee flavors. Change is also in the air for the insight2050 website! You may have noticed some of these already: earlier this year we began to roll out new tools, photos and resources across the site. Over the next few weeks additional changes are [...]

October 25th, 2016|Voices of insight2050|

Voices of insight2050: An Update with Nancy Reger

At its annual State of the Region event, MORPC shared the latest insight2050 data to benchmark our region’s growth from 2010 to 2015 against earlier projections. With this valuable information, insight2050 assists communities across Central Ohio to prepare for this remarkable growth in the years ahead. Recently, MORPC Director of Data & Mapping Nancy Reger [...]

September 21st, 2016|Voices of insight2050|