Johnstown seeking $75M Build Back Better grant to fund Mobility Factory Innovation Center

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About 30 minutes northeast of Columbus, a village of around 5,000 people is working to solve the labor shortage and create new technology.

The village of Johnstown wants to build a mobility hub and innovation center that will provide transportation for residents as well as an incubator space for mobility technology companies. The space, called the Mobility Factory Innovation Center, is planned for 200 E. Coshocton St., Jim Lenner, Johnstown’s village manager, told Columbus Business First.

It will serve as the lead institution of a network of similar hubs across rural areas in Central Ohio, Lenner said.

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Written by Owen Milnes.

Originally published October 5, 2021.

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