Special Improvement Districts, Downtown Columbus

Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts were created by property owners in Downtown Columbus to provide services that support a safe, clean and vibrant downtown. Property owners in each special improvement district (SID) fund the program, and the board of trustees determines the focus. 

Capital Crossroads SID focuses on safety, cleaning, landscaping, homeless outreach, economic research, Downtown C-pass and the Pearl Market. Discovery SID focuses on safety, homeless outreach, economic research, first floor graffiti removal and creative placemaking.  

Downtown C-Pass

Downtown C-pass provides eligible employees and residents in the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District with unlimited access to the entire COTA bus system. C-pass is good any day, any time, on any route.

SID Reauthorization

Both Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts (SIDs) have started the  reauthorization process to renew their programs. Here is a brief description of how SIDs operate:

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