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Bike Lanes Planned for Broad Street in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes Planned for Broad Street in Franklinton

The City of Columbus is planning a redesign of a mile-and-a-half stretch of West Broad Street in Franklinton. The new alignment will feature a center turn lane and bike lanes running in each direction. The two outside lanes – which are currently used for car travel in some places and on-street parking in others – […]

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Redesign of Livingston Avenue in German Village Underway

Brent Warren Brent Warren Redesign of Livingston Avenue in German Village Underway

Bike lanes are coming to a section of East Livingston Avenue in German Village. The new five-foot-wide lanes on both sides of the street will start at Dixon Alley and continue east to Kennedy Drive, where they will connect up with the existing lanes that extend past Parsons Avenue. Preliminary work is now underway on […]

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Plans for Better Bike Lanes Sit on a Shelf

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans for Better Bike Lanes Sit on a Shelf

Despite strong ridership and a generally favorable reception from the neighborhood, the city has no current plans to expand its network of on-street, protected bike lanes. For now, the 1.4-mile long Summit Street lane in the University District remains the only one. Reconfiguring city streets in a way that has the potential to inconvenience drivers […]

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Will Columbus Ever Build More Protected Bike Lanes? Scooter Users May Have a Say

Brent Warren Brent Warren Will Columbus Ever Build More Protected Bike Lanes? Scooter Users May Have a Say

Although there are no current plans to build more protected bike lanes in Columbus, planners and transit advocates point to a recent development that may help to build the case for them: the sudden appearance of hundreds of rentable electric scooters on the streets of Columbus. Both of the companies operating here, Lime and Bird, discourage […]

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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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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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The Deco in Clintonville is Now 55-and-Over, Set to Open in April

Brent Warren Brent Warren The Deco in Clintonville is Now 55-and-Over, Set to Open in April

With construction work progressing and the first residents scheduled to move in as soon as April, the developer of the Deco announced yesterday that the 114-unit project is now officially a 55-and-over property. What that means in practice – in accordance with Federal Fair Housing Act rules – is that at least 80 percent of […]

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