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Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

The city revealed plans last month for new bike lanes on four major downtown arteries; Long, Spring, Third and Fourth streets. These plans call for a combination of painted bike lanes, signs and sharrows along the length of each of the streets Downtown. The plans do not call for physically separated lanes – or cycle […]

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Suburban Streets in Columbus More Accident-Prone than Urban Streets

Walker Evans Walker Evans Suburban Streets in Columbus More Accident-Prone than Urban Streets

Last week, the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) released the latest list of the most dangerous intersections in Central Ohio. There were no major surprises with the 40 intersections that were called out as the most high-crash areas, but a deeper look at the data reveals a bit of an urban/suburban divide. In fact, […]

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Broad Street Named as Most Accident-Prone for Drivers

Walker Evans Walker Evans Broad Street Named as Most Accident-Prone for Drivers

The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) just released their annual list of most dangerous intersections for automobile drivers in Central Ohio, and once again, the list is topped by the heavily trafficked crossroads of Morse Road and Cleveland Avenue on the city’s northeast side. Over 57,000 cars travel through this intersection every day, and […]

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car2go Parent Company Acquires RideScout and mytaxi Apps

Walker Evans Walker Evans car2go Parent Company Acquires RideScout and mytaxi Apps

The parent company of the blue-and-white smart car carsharing service car2go announced today the acquisition of two popular ride-sharing related apps: mytaxi and RideScout. The former is a taxi booking service with 10 million users and 45,000 taxis in its network, and the latter is a leading mobility platform that launched less than a year […]

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New Bus Route takes Center-City Residents to Suburban Jobs

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Bus Route takes Center-City Residents to Suburban Jobs

It’s widely known that Silicon Valley is a hotbed of high-paying tech jobs for Millennials on the West Coast, though not a lot of them want to live in the suburbs of Palo Alto or Mountain View close to where they work. A large portion of that young workforce would rather inhabit the hip neighborhoods […]

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CoGo Bike Share Expands Three Popular Station Locations

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoGo Bike Share Expands Three Popular Station Locations

While you spent your time relaxing this past weekend, the team at CoGo was busy working. The local bike share system upgraded three of its most popular station locations to add a bit of extra bike capacity to the system as the first phase of a larger expansion plan occurring this year. Four additional bike […]

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Next Steps taken to Continue Evaluation of Columbus-to-Chicago Rail

Walker Evans Walker Evans Next Steps taken to Continue Evaluation of Columbus-to-Chicago Rail

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) along with the City of Columbus and City of Marysville jointly announced today that they will collectively be continuing with the necessary steps to evaluate the feasibility of the Columbus-to-Chicago high speed passenger rail line that was proposed last summer. “Today’s announcement represents a significant milestone in the planning […]

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