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Giant Tricycle Doubles as Bike Parking and Public Art at City of Columbus Public Utilities Department

Anne Evans Anne Evans Giant Tricycle Doubles as Bike Parking and Public Art at City of Columbus Public Utilities Department

A giant red tricycle has appeared at the City of Columbus Public Utilities Department located at 910 Dublin Road. The new piece of public art doubles as a bike rack for the facility and was designed by Tim Lai ArchitecT. “We love the fact that these bike racks will be installed at different Recrecation Centers, […]

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Ibel Building at Third and High Next Up for Redevelopment

Brent Warren Brent Warren Ibel Building at Third and High Next Up for Redevelopment

Although plans appear to be in the early stages, the Stonehenge Company is looking to build on the current site of the Ibel Building at the corner of West Third Avenue and North High Street in the Short North. Architect Jonathan Barnes presented a proposal for a six-story, 32-unit apartment building to the Victorian Village […]

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Artistic Bike Rack Program Seeking Design Proposals

Walker Evans Walker Evans Artistic Bike Rack Program Seeking Design Proposals

A new pilot public art bike rack program was just launched and is seeking design proposals through August 14th. The program is a collaborative effort between the Columbus Art Commission (CAC), the Recreation and Parks Department, the Department of Public Utilities and the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC). Nine bike rack proposals will be chosen […]

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New Bike Shelters Installed Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Bike Shelters Installed Downtown

Downtown is gaining approximately 325 new bike parking spaces Downtown as the installation of six bike shelters, bike lockers, indoor bike parking rooms and 70 bike racks is completed. The project was made possible through a federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant awarded to the city of Columbus through the American Recovery and Reinvestment […]

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CU Podcast #15: Pedal Instead with Catherine Girves

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In this week’s ColumbusUnderground.com Podcast, we chat with Catherine Girves on site at the Ohio State Buckeye Spring Game Football Scrimmage where the Pedal Instead program offers free bike parking during games. Catherine chats with us about a variety of topics including some other biking initiatives in Columbus as well as what life is like […]

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The Future of Bike Parking in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Over the course of the past year, Columbus Underground has played an active role in soliciting suggestions for bike rack locations in and around the downtown area. Many of them were implimented successfully and there’s still an ongoing discussion for where more bike racks are needed. Looking beyond the standard U-shaped racks though… what’s next […]

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