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Opinion: car2go’s Exit Removes Critical Element of Transit

Brooke Wojdynski Brooke Wojdynski Opinion: car2go’s Exit Removes Critical Element of Transit

Car2go, the premiere ride-sharing service in our city, announced on May 24 that they are shutting down Columbus operations today. With 32,000 subscribers utilizing the service, some making it their primary mode of transportation — such as myself — this came unexpectedly to many in our city. Car2go continued to expand coverage and upgraded its […]

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COTA May Service Change Public Information Meetings

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill COTA May Service Change Public Information Meetings

Two public information meetings will take place regarding COTA service changes that will be effective Monday, May 7, 2018: Thursday, April 12, 12:00 PM William G. Porter Boardroom (33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215) Tuesday, April 17, 6:00 PM William G. Porter Boardroom (33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215) COTA makes improvements to […]

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COTA May Service Change Public Information Meetings

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill COTA May Service Change Public Information Meetings

Two public information meetings will take place regarding COTA service changes that will be effective Monday, May 7, 2018: Thursday, April 12, 12:00 PM William G. Porter Boardroom (33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215) Tuesday, April 17, 6:00 PM William G. Porter Boardroom (33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215) COTA makes improvements to […]

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COTA Reveals New Transit Recommendations, Looks for Feedback

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Reveals New Transit Recommendations, Looks for Feedback

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) started its NextGen initiative nearly two years ago, hoping to lay out a long-term vision for the future of transit in the region. A lot has changed since then – including the Smart City win, which fundamentally changed the landscape of transportation planning in Columbus – leading to delays […]

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Lyft Launching in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Lyft Launching in Columbus

Lyft, the San Francisco-based ridesharing app that calls itself “your friend with a car,” is set to launch in Columbus on Friday. Starting at 8pm, users in Columbus who have downloaded the app will be able to request a ride from the small network of drivers that have already been vetted and approved by the […]

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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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First of CoGo Bike Share Stations Installed, Memberships Now On Sale

Brent Warren Brent Warren First of CoGo Bike Share Stations Installed, Memberships Now On Sale

An event at Bicentennial Park today served as a “soft-launch” for the new CoGo bike share system; two stations were unveiled, the new bikes were admired, and Mayor Michael Coleman announced the beginning of annual membership sales. The solar-powered stations – one at the park and one at City Hall – were turned on and available […]

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