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New Cycling Initiatives Announced on Bike to Work Day

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Cycling Initiatives Announced on Bike to Work Day

Over 300 riders took to the streets of Columbus this morning for a chilly-yet-sunny commute to work Downtown. Participating groups were led by cycling advocates from Yay Bikes!, CoGo, Friends of the Camp Chase Trail, Consider Biking, Transit Columbus, the Create Columbus Commission, MORPC and car2go. Among the riders were Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and City […]

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Car Free in Columbus – Part 4: The Long Haul

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car Free in Columbus – Part 4: The Long Haul

This week we’ve learned why several Columbus residents have decided to give up their personal automobiles and go car free. We’ve heard about how they get around town to run errands and meet up with friends. And we’ve heard about the challenges that they’ve faced in going car free and how they’ve overcome those challenges. […]

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Car Free in Columbus – Part 3: The Challenges

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car Free in Columbus – Part 3: The Challenges

Being car free in Columbus isn’t easy. We’ve heard that fact acknowledged in part one and part two of our series featuring local residents who get around the city exclusively by bike and bus and foot and other forms of alternative transportation. Today we talk again with those residents about the details of their specific […]

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Car Free in Columbus – Part 2: Getting Around

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car Free in Columbus – Part 2: Getting Around

Yesterday we launched a four-part series exploring the realm of the car free lifestyle in Columbus. We heard from nine different local car free residents on the reasons why they ditched their cars, how they learned to navigate the city without one, and details on how long they’ve been at it. Today, we talk a […]

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Car Free in Columbus – Part 1: Getting Started

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car Free in Columbus – Part 1: Getting Started

In the summer of 2010, Anne and I went car free for two months. Our old car had been totaled and we decided to wait for the insurance check to be processed before buying a new car rather than opting for a rental. With two small kids who were not yet school age and being […]

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Bike OSU’s Winter Bike Show returns for fourth year

Anne Evans Anne Evans Bike OSU’s Winter Bike Show returns for fourth year

Anyone who loves bikes will want to check out the Fourth Annual Winter Bike Show at the Knowlton School of Architecture tomorrow evening. The Winter Bike Show is the showcase event for Bike OSU, a a student-run bicycle organization dedicated to creating a safe and fun cycling community for the university. Started in the Fall […]

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Update to Columbus Bike Plan Aims to Educate and Encourage

Brent Warren Brent Warren Update to Columbus Bike Plan Aims to Educate and Encourage

The Bicentennial Bikeways Plan, a document released in 2008 that laid out an ambitious series of projects and initiatives meant to transform Columbus into a premier bicycling city, is due for an update. City officials say the update will focus more on education and outreach than mapping out new bike infrastructure or bike lanes (a […]

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