You're growing up so fast, Columbus.

As the city continues to evolve, The Dispatch is looking ahead to what heights it might reach in 20 years.

For the final CbusNEXT installment, we asked community members what they want for the city's future. While their answers varied, most people expressed their love of and concern for the city. We also profile people who are working to make Columbus a better place. You might not know their names - yet - but they're making a real impact on the region.

Look for these topics as well:

June: Growth and transportation; July: homes; August: health and science; September: education; October: sports and arts; November: business; December: innovators

Do you have ideas about the future of Columbus and central Ohio? Are you interested in talking about the region's future at a neighborhood meeting? Email us at or tweet using #cbusnext.

Building a better Columbus

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Business: A plan for tomorrow

Part 6

Sports and Arts

Marching into the future

What we’ll learn

Part 4

Engineering our future

Part 3

Where we live

Part 2

Envisioning the future

Part 1

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