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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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Bike Lanes Coming to Fourth and Summit/Third Streets

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes Coming to Fourth and Summit/Third Streets

A resurfacing project planned for 2015 could have a big impact on how cyclists travel through the University District, Weinland Park, Italian Village and Downtown. The City of Columbus has finalized plans to replace one lane of traffic with a bike lane on both Fourth and Summit Streets, from Hudson Street to I-670. Parking lanes […]

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City Looking at Raising Speed Limits in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Looking at Raising Speed Limits in Short North

A collection of streets in the Short North that have had “temporary” speed limits of 25 miles per hour for nearly 20 years may soon see those limits raised. The affected streets are Third, Fifth and King Avenues from Olentangy River Road to High Street, as well as Neil Avenue from Goodale Street to King […]

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Best Alternative Mode of Transportation of 2013: CoGo Bike Share

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Alternative Mode of Transportation of 2013: CoGo Bike Share

2013 was a big year for alternative transportation options in Columbus thanks to the launch of new bike sharing, car sharing, livery services, bike paths, bus routes and other amenities (we even compared some of them for you, HERE). While all new modes were represented in the results of our annual reader survey, it was […]

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CoGo Bike Share to Continue Through Winter Months

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoGo Bike Share to Continue Through Winter Months

CoGo vs car2go vs Uber vs COTA — Which one is right for your commute? FIND OUT A little bit of snow shouldn’t deter the heartiest of Columbus residents, therefore the CoGo bike share service will continue to operate year round. The fleet of bikes is expected to be reduced during the winter in anticipation […]

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CoGo vs car2go vs Uber vs COTA

Brent Warren Brent Warren CoGo vs car2go vs Uber vs COTA

With the recent launches of car2go (last week), Uber (last month), and CoGo (last summer), Columbus residents who don’t own a car (or simply want to depend less on the one they have), now have some new options available to them. With all of these new choices coming along at the same time, though, it […]

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Scioto Trail Connection on Track to be Completed this Fall

Brent Warren Brent Warren Scioto Trail Connection on Track to be Completed this Fall

A key piece of the Scioto Trail is scheduled to be completed this fall, connecting an isolated section of the trail that runs from Fifth Avenue to Grandview Avenue to the main Downtown section of the trail that currently dead-ends across from the water treatment plant on Dublin Road. The new section, which will feature […]

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