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Opinion: Columbus Beats Indy in Size, Still Behind in Bike-Friendly Infrastructure

Justin Goodwin Justin Goodwin Opinion: Columbus Beats Indy in Size, Still Behind in Bike-Friendly Infrastructure

Last month, the US Census Bureau released new population estimates showing Columbus edging out Indianapolis to become the 14th largest city in the US and the second largest in the Midwest, just behind Chicago. We have seen continued growth and investment in Downtown, the Short North and surrounding neighborhoods. With new apartments and condos, more […]

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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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Locations Revealed for 26 New CoGo Stations

Brent Warren Brent Warren Locations Revealed for 26 New CoGo Stations

The next wave of new CoGo stations are scheduled to be installed this summer, expanding the bike share system’s network farther from the Downtown core and into Bexley, Grandview Heights and Upper Arlington for the first time. Thirteen of the 26 new stations will be located in Columbus, including new docks in Clintonville, Milo-Grogan, the […]

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Bike Lanes Planned for Arcadia Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes Planned for Arcadia Avenue

New bike lanes will be part of a planned redesign of East Arcadia Avenue in Old North Columbus. The reconfiguring of the street is planned to coincide with a resurfacing that will occur later this year. For cyclists heading east, a new bike lane will be striped along the south side of the street, from […]

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Interview: Shannon Hardin on Development, Transit & the Densification of Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Shannon Hardin on Development, Transit & the Densification of Columbus

A lot has happened in Columbus since Shannon Hardin was first appointed to City Council in October of 2014, especially in the transportation and urban development realm – the city won the Smart City challenge grant, new mixed-use projects have continued to pop up all throughout the central city, and the Central Ohio Transit Authority […]

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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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City Phasing Out “Share the Road” Signs

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Phasing Out “Share the Road” Signs

The City of Columbus is phasing out the use of yellow “Share the Road” signs in favor of white signs that say “Bikes May Use Full Lane.” The shift is meant to communicate more clearly the idea that, under city and state code, bikes are not required to hug the curb or stay to the […]

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