How do you travel on a Bike Boulevard?

You may have noticed construction on the west end of the Business Loop, near the intersection of Madison and Parkade. What you’re seeing is the final stage of the new MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard. What is a bike boulevard? Good question! According to the National Association of City Transportation Officials, Bicycle […]

Lane closures scheduled on Bus Loop 70 East

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 8:30 a.m., McClure Engineering Company plans to perform an inspection of the Colt Railroad bridge over E. Business Loop 70 for City of Columbia Railroad Administration. This will result in a lane closure of the eastbound lane of E. Business Loop 70 between North Old […]

Attack of the Birds

A few weeks ago, I was walking through the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan with a group of other professionals from the Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s yearly Leadership Visit when Jonathan looked up from his phone and said, “There’s a nest nearby.” We dashed across the street and snagged the last two […]

A New Bike Boulevard

This week, work on the MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard began. The project creates a new north-south Bike Boulevard connecting Business Loop 70 at Parkade Boulevard to the MKT Trail on Lathrop Road. The project also provides a connection to the Bike Boulevard from West Boulevard, Hickman High School and Providence Road–adding […]

How do you get around town?

How do you get around town? What would make it easier for you to walk, bike, or ride the city bus? How safe do you feel when you’re traveling through town? PedNet Coalition is doing a community survey on how people travel in Columbia, and wants to hear from you. Offer your […]

Third Ave. Lane closure on 10/12

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 a.m., Seth Paul Excavating plans to begin repairing a sewer lateral near 108 Third Ave. This will result in a lane closure of Third Avenue between N. Providence Road and Grand Avenue. The work associated with the closure is scheduled to be completed by […]

Bike Marking Survey

Columbia Public Works is asking the public to view experimental bike pavement markings at four Columbia intersections and then take an online survey. The experimental bike markings are currently located on the northbound and southbound approaches of Garth and Broadway, Garth and Worley, West Boulevard and Worley, and West Boulevard […]

MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard Update

The MKT to Parkade Bike Boulevard is moving along and we’ve got an update for you. The city is submitting the plans to MODOT this week and if they have no additional comments, the project will go out to bid in mid to late June. Any construction would start in September […]

Vision Zero Discussion Sessions

The City of Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes seeks public input as he works to form the Vision Zero Action Plan. Vision Zero is an international movement, designed to improve the safety and well-being of communities. It is a philosophy of transportation system design and operations that asserts: safety is […]

COMO Connect Reroutes Buses

Due to the Rangeline Street closure (May 3-23) and the resulting traffic congestion on Vandiver Drive, COMO Connect Black routes will begin using Big Bear Boulevard. This change will begin on Friday, May 6, and continue through the closure. Those who would normally board the bus between Vandiver Drive and […]