Columbus/Northwest

Columbus/Northwest is defined as being North of Interstate 70 and West of Interstate 71, in Columbus, Ohio. Included in this area would be Grandview Heights, Upper Arlington, Worthington, Dublin, Powell and Hillard neighborhoods.

Get in

By bus

By car

Major highways include I-71 & Rte. 315 (north and south), I-70 & I-670 (east and west), and the outer-belt, I-270. US Routes 33, 23, and 40 also converge downtown.

By plane

Get around

By car

The area between I-71 and I-270 outerbelt has numerous exits into this area. The roads are well maintained and traffic is acceptable, other than during rush hour when people are going to and leaving work. If you are not familiar with the area, you may want to sit it out during that period. There are plenty of diversions.

By bus

The COTA bus service , while not by any standard one of the greatest in the nation, can take you to most important places in the city, which should be about 5 blocks away from any conceivable location you need to go to. This service costs $2 for an express bus and $1.50 for a normal bus. Transfers are free; ask for one from the bus driver when you pay your fare. They are available at the Columbus International Airport.

By foot

Navigating the NW portion of Columbus by foot would be a bit difficult for the average person due to the size of the area. It is more easily traveled by bus, car, taxi or even bicycle.

By taxi

From Columbus Int. Airport +1 614-239-TAXI. Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the terminal 24/7. An electronic meter will be activated to compute your fare from Port Columbus International Airport. The approximate fare into downtown Columbus is $22

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Do

Buy

Eat

Food Safety – In Columbus, all 6,000 local restaurants must post color coded signs that reflect the results of the most previous inspection by the Columbus Public Health Dept. Green = passing most recent inspection. Red, yellow or white suggests you probably may want to reconsider your options. The law applies to public pools, tattoo parlors, spas, campgrounds as well as food markets. The sign must be obvious, within five foot of an entrance.

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Sleep

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Stay safe

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