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Midtown Connector Trail #3 | 30-Day Comment Period

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The Columbus-Phenix City Metropolitan Planning Organization (CPC-MPO) Policy Coordinating Committee approved Dragonfly's application to utilize Transportation Alternative (TA) funding to construct a multi-use trail connecting the intersection of Cherokee Avenue and Garrard Street with the Fall Line Trace trail at Slade Drive. This is the final segment of the three part "Midtown Connector" linking Midtown, Lakebottom, The Riverwalk, The Martin Luther King Jr. Trail, Uptown and more.

*For more information, review the Columbus Consolidated Government/Dragonfly Application*. If you have any questions, please contact or (706) 653-3938.

There is a 30-day comment period where interested parties may submit information and/or concerns regarding the proposed project; please submit all comments to

American Rescue Plan Funding Priorities Meetings

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The Columbus Consolidated Government will host public meetings to discuss funding priorities for the American Rescue Plan (ARP). As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the City of Columbus received a direct allocation from the U.S. Treasury for economic relief from the devastating economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds can be used to respond to the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19 or its negative economic impacts, respond to workers performing essential work, revenue replacement for the government, or investments in water, sewer, or broadband infrastructure. Please join us at the City Services Center, Council Chambers or watch live on CCG-TV.

8/2/2021 Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM City Services Center, Council Chambers (3111 Citizen's Way Columbus, GA)

8/4/2021 Wednesday 5:30 - 7:00 PM City Services Center, Council Chambers (3111 Citizen's Way Columbus, GA)

Pam Hodge
Deputy City Manager
(706) 225-4206

Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) Urban Attributable (Z230) Funds

Friday, July 23, 2021

The Columbus-Phenix City Transportation Study – Metropolitan Planning Organization (C-PCTS-MPO) is conducting a competitive project selection process to award expected FY 2022-2024 Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) Program Urban Attributable (Z230) funds, provided through the act entitled Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (also known as FAST Act).

Interested agencies or organizations may complete the application at this link.

Please consult the Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) Urban Attributable (Z230) Funds - Program Manual when completing this application.

If you have any questions please email or call at 706-225-3939

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