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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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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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Indianola in Clintonville to Get Road Diet, Bike Lanes in 2017

Brent Warren Brent Warren Indianola in Clintonville to Get Road Diet, Bike Lanes in 2017

A plan to change the configuration of Indianola Avenue in Clintonville is now moving forward, over 13 years after first being proposed in a neighborhood planning document. The segment of the road between North Broadway and Morse Road – which currently has four lanes, two running in each direction – will be rearranged to accommodate […]

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Bike Lanes and Medians Planned for Section of West Broad

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes and Medians Planned for Section of West Broad

A small section of West Broad Street will be getting the “road diet” treatment. Five-foot bike lanes will be added in both directions, stretching from Front Street to the railroad bridge just west of Starling Street on the Scioto Peninsula. West of the Scioto River, a planted median will also run down the middle of […]

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