Business First of Columbus wrote:
The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission is taking a glass-half-full perspective with the lull in Central Ohio development amid the economy’s slowdown.
“If anything, this gives us a good chance to take a step back and look at a new reality we’re facing and think pragmatically about how we’re going to grow when the next spurt comes,” said Matt LaMantia, the commission’s regional development coordinator.
The commission is helping to paint a picture of the area that includes Franklin and 11 nearby counties with its 2008 State of the Region report, released Wednesday. The document, which the commission plans to adjust and redevelop as new data are unveiled, shows a number of shifting trends among Central Ohioans, the land and the economy that put the region at risk of being unable to sustain itself.
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Read executive summary for report here.
MORPC: Changes needed to accommodate Columbus growth
Business First of Columbus, April 16, 2008