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Long Street Retailers Upset About City Plans to Remove Parking Meters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Long Street Retailers Upset About City Plans to Remove Parking Meters

While High Street businesses have been fortunate to receive 120 new on-street parking meter spaces for customers to utilize, a group of retail businesses on Long Street are in the process of losing their spaces due to an upcoming construction project. Work is scheduled to begin on Saturday, October 4th on a Columbus Department of […]

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Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

The city revealed plans last month for new bike lanes on four major downtown arteries; Long, Spring, Third and Fourth streets. These plans call for a combination of painted bike lanes, signs and sharrows along the length of each of the streets Downtown. The plans do not call for physically separated lanes – or cycle […]

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City Looking for Input on Bike Plan Update

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Looking for Input on Bike Plan Update

The City of Columbus is hoping lots of people will add their voices to this year’s update of the Bicentennial Bikeways Plan. The first opportunity for participation is an online survey, which is up now and will be available through April 23rd. The survey asks for input on how to make streets safer for bicycling […]

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Update to Columbus Bike Plan Aims to Educate and Encourage

Brent Warren Brent Warren Update to Columbus Bike Plan Aims to Educate and Encourage

The Bicentennial Bikeways Plan, a document released in 2008 that laid out an ambitious series of projects and initiatives meant to transform Columbus into a premier bicycling city, is due for an update. City officials say the update will focus more on education and outreach than mapping out new bike infrastructure or bike lanes (a […]

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Bike Lanes Coming to Fourth and Summit/Third Streets

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes Coming to Fourth and Summit/Third Streets

A resurfacing project planned for 2015 could have a big impact on how cyclists travel through the University District, Weinland Park, Italian Village and Downtown. The City of Columbus has finalized plans to replace one lane of traffic with a bike lane on both Fourth and Summit Streets, from Hudson Street to I-670. Parking lanes […]

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Report Says Columbus is Second Largest City with no Downtown Bike Lanes

Walker Evans Walker Evans Report Says Columbus is Second Largest City with no Downtown Bike Lanes

A new national report from the Alliance for Biking and Walking shows that Columbus has maintained it’s rank in 40th place out of the 51 largest US cities when analyze miles of bike infrastructure. The “Bicycling and Walking in the U.S.:2012 Benchmarking Report” also reveals that Columbus is now the second largest US city without any on-street […]

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