COLUMBUS – On May 20, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) released the final report of its “Midwest Connect” Hyperloop Feasibility Study, which found that hyperloop technology is feasible along the corridor connecting Columbus with Chicago (via Lima, Ohio and Fort Wayne, Indiana) and Pittsburgh.
The feasibility study – which began in earnest in late 2018 – is part of MORPC’s Rapid Speed Transportation Initiative (RSTI) that focuses on better, faster connections to Chicago and Pittsburgh. The RSTI looks at transportation options that would not only enhance passenger and freight transportation in the Midwest, but also spur economic growth, generate opportunities for development, and create new opportunities for people and businesses in the Midwest megaregion.Read more
Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center and the nation's largest independent primary care physician practice are among clients adding 10,000 new users in three weeks for telehealth technology made by Updox LLC as healthcare quickly adapted for the coronavirus pandemic.
Dublin-based Updox, which makes secure communications and workflow software for physician practices, added a videoconferencing feature last year. Demand soared this spring as patients stayed home to prevent possible Covid-19 exposure.Read more
In this video, ICF Co-Founder Lou Zacharilla discusses COVID-19 with Dublin, Ohio City Manager Dana McDaniel.
City Manager Dana McDaniel is the chief administrative and law enforcement officer of the City of Dublin, responsible to City Council for the day-to-day operations for the City. Other responsibilities include advising Council regarding the financial status and future needs of the City, reporting to Council on the general operating of City departments, divisions, offices, boards, commissions, bureaus and agencies, as well as exercising leadership in the development of City projects.
On Jan.29, the U.S. Army announced the selection of 20 small business and technology firms to advance to Phase III of the xTechSearch 4.0 technology prize competition. xTechSearch is an Army-sponsored competition focused on finding technologies with both defense and commercial applications that have been developed by American technology entrepreneurs and small businesses, Signal reports.
“The 20 selected entrepreneurs and companies presented incredible capabilities and systems that we would have not otherwise seen or been able to support had it not been for Army xTechSearch,” Bruce D. Jette, the assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, says in the written announcement.Read more
In June 2020, ICF will hold its annual Summit in the city of Dublin. No, not the one in Ireland – nor the ones in the US states of California or Georgia, for that matter. I’m talking about Dublin in the midwestern state of Ohio.
Why is ICF bringing the world to Dublin in June? Because we all need to learn what Dublin can teach us about growing an economy, society and culture in a time when those things are under siege around the world. About being, in other words, a model Intelligent Community.Read more
DUBLIN, Ohio (WCMH) — The city of Dublin is working with the Daimler Group on a proposed 9.3-acre mixed-use development at Frantz and Rings.
Plans call for The Corners to include 47,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space, 24,000 square feet of build-to-suit office space and a 4-acre park.Read more
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO, the world's second largest mobility supplier, announced today it is investing $1.42 million to launch a Smart Mobility Ecosystem in Dublin, Ohio, designed to enhance transportation. In the project, DENSO is working with a coalition of municipal, state, business and academic partners to test and implement infrastructure technologies, create value-added mobility services, and gather previously untapped data that are vital to increasing road and pedestrian safety and reducing travel times. This initiative supports DENSO's long-term policy to create new value for advanced mobility, and boosts its expansion into software-based solutions as it explores new business domains and new customers.Read more
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center continues to expand its ambulatory care network with a new, large outpatient care center planned for Dublin.
Pending approval by university trustees this week, Ohio State will continue the process to acquire 34 acres of land owned by the city of Dublin near State Route 161, State Route 33 and Shier Rings Road. Dublin City Council will hear the first reading on this proposed land purchase during its March 11 meeting.Read more
Smart-vehicle testing in Dublin likely won’t begin until the next year or so, but drivers probably won’t even realize test vehicles are passing them on the road, according to Patrick Soller.
Soller is general manager with Alten-Cresttek, an engineering services company in Dublin hired to provide engineering services and public engagement for the Route 33 Smart Mobility Corridor.Read more
Dublin, a quaint suburb in Ohio’s capital, Columbus has been quietly and efficiently pursuing a blockchain project focused on personal identity.
This was revealed through a request for proposal (RFP) document published last month. This makes Dublin join the list of many municipal governments who are trying to explore the various possibilities offered by blockchain.Read more