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CoGo Adding Five New Stations, Updates Pricing Model

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoGo Adding Five New Stations, Updates Pricing Model

The CoGo Bike Share system will continue to grow and expand this year with the addition of five new station locations this summer. The pricing model for ridership is also making a couple of changes. The daily rental rate is jumping from $6 per day to $8 per day, while a new three-day pass will […]

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Yay Bikes Hoping to Continue Successful Ride Buddy Program

Brent Warren Brent Warren Yay Bikes Hoping to Continue Successful Ride Buddy Program

Yay Bikes is looking for funding to continue a program that Executive Director Catherine Girves calls “the best thing we’ve ever done.” The program is called Ride Buddy, and during a brief trial run last summer, “people were having transformational experiences,” according to Girves. An extensive follow-up survey showed lasting success in getting people to […]

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CoGo Bike Share Streamlines Rentals with Transit App Partnership

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoGo Bike Share Streamlines Rentals with Transit App Partnership

If you’re interested in utilizing the CoGo Bike Share system, but don’t want to commit to an annual membership, then a new partnership with an app-based service will help you streamline the process and get to riding. Users of Transit App will now be able to begin the bike rental process, purchase a day pass […]

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Bike Lanes and Medians Planned for Section of West Broad

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes and Medians Planned for Section of West Broad

A small section of West Broad Street will be getting the “road diet” treatment. Five-foot bike lanes will be added in both directions, stretching from Front Street to the railroad bridge just west of Starling Street on the Scioto Peninsula. West of the Scioto River, a planted median will also run down the middle of […]

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Downtown Bike Shop Replacing B1Bicycles on Long Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Bike Shop Replacing B1Bicycles on Long Street

After nearly nine years of serving Downtown customers, local retailer B1 Bicycles has closed its doors at 124 E. Long Street. The shop was an “early adopter” in the resurgence of Downtown, bringing retail to a stretch of Long Street that had long been deserted, and serving as a catalyst for their block where Spoonful Records […]

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Cycling Your Way to a Healthier You

Bridgette Kidd Bridgette Kidd Cycling Your Way to a Healthier You

With a new year, often comes resolutions to be more active. Gym members can attest to the drastic change that happens after January 1st. Treadmills and elliptical machines, abandoned over the holidays, are now crowded with people hoping to lose weight and get healthy. While some might find success, many of us will succumb to […]

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Giant Tricycle Doubles as Bike Parking and Public Art at City of Columbus Public Utilities Department

Anne Evans Anne Evans Giant Tricycle Doubles as Bike Parking and Public Art at City of Columbus Public Utilities Department

A giant red tricycle has appeared at the City of Columbus Public Utilities Department located at 910 Dublin Road. The new piece of public art doubles as a bike rack for the facility and was designed by Tim Lai ArchitecT. “We love the fact that these bike racks will be installed at different Recrecation Centers, […]

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