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The State of Alternative Transportation in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren The State of Alternative Transportation in Columbus

Over the course of the last five years, there has been a lot of transportation news in Columbus. CoGo bike share arrived in 2013 and was the first of what would be several new mobility options, including Zagster bike share at OSU, Lyft (which came, left, and then came back), Uber, Lime dockless bikes, and, […]

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Opinion: Lessons in Bike Commuting from a Non-Cyclist

Steve Schoeny Steve Schoeny Opinion: Lessons in Bike Commuting from a Non-Cyclist

When my kids finished the school year in the Spring, I decided to try my hand at riding my bike to work. As the Director of Development for the 14th largest municipality in the country, I talk a lot about the benefits of having mobility choices, bike lanes, complete streets and other City Planner jargon. […]

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Proposal Would Close the Gap in the Olentangy Trail

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Would Close the Gap in the Olentangy Trail

Regular users of the Olentangy Trail know that there is only one section of the shared-use path that detours away from the Olentangy River and onto city streets. That happens on either side of the North Broadway bridge in Clintonville, roughly halfway between the trail’s two endpoints, Worthington and Downtown. A new proposal would close […]

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Ohio Honor Ride

  Ohio Honor Ride

Ohio Honor Ride Date: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. (Event start time) Address: Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany 150 W Main St, New Albany, OH 43054 Registration Fees: Registration for all routes is $85. Sign up by Friday, February 23rd using discount code EARLY for a $15 discount. Online registration closes […]

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Upgrades to Olentangy Trail to Include New Connection to Bethel Road

Brent Warren Brent Warren Upgrades to Olentangy Trail to Include New Connection to Bethel Road

Two major upgrades are planned for the Olentangy Trail: one that will widen a large section of the trail and another that will connect it to Bethel Road for the first time. The trail will be widened from nine to 12 feet starting at Antrim Lake and continuing south to the spot where Bethel Road […]

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Off-Street Trail Planned for Franklinton, Souder Avenue Bridge

Brent Warren Brent Warren Off-Street Trail Planned for Franklinton, Souder Avenue Bridge

The City of Columbus is moving forward with plans for an off-street trail that would run north from the Mount Carmel campus in Franklinton to the Scioto River. The trail would then continue across the river on a new separated bike and pedestrian section of the Sounder Avenue bridge. The new connection is part of a […]

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Some Question Why Bike Bridge Not Part of Plans for New OhioHealth Offices

Brent Warren Brent Warren Some Question Why Bike Bridge Not Part of Plans for New OhioHealth Offices

Big changes are coming to the area surrounding West North Broadway and State Route 315. A new office complex means that upgrades to the street network are planned and a freeway exit is being removed, but Clintonville residents and Olentangy Trail users will have to wait for a long-hoped-for bike and pedestrian bridge across the […]

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