Local Transportation Updates

City of Bowling Green The City of Bowling Green Public Works Department is continuing to improve local infrastructure, despite some budget restrictions due to COVID-19. Projects that are in the planning and/or design phase include Phase II of the Downtown Improvements projects.  Phase I was completed late in 2019 and addressed deteriorating public infrastructure including…

MPO Finalizes 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan

The Bowling Green-Warren County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) recently approved the final draft of the community’s long-range transportation plan, the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The MTP guides the planning efforts for local leaders in prioritizing transportation projects (roadway, bicycle/pedestrian, and transit), while identifying existing and proposed transportation facilities and services necessary to meet the needs…

Local Development Trends

In last month’s quarterly newsletter, the CCPC reported that there was a slight decline in construction permits at the beginning of the second quarter (April – June).  However by the end of the quarter the permit numbers began to increase beyond the typical trend.  This increased volume of construction permits extended into the months of…

Living in the Virtual Meeting World: The pros, cons and a glimpse to the future?

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, government organizations, businesses, churches and educational institutions, among others, have been forced to come up with alternative mediums for meeting together. And it’s not just meetings that have changed. Many of us have had to rapidly adapt to working from home schedules and juggling multiple roles and responsibilities.…