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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 […]


Hardy Cyclists Already Utilizing New Bike Racks Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hardy Cyclists Already Utilizing New Bike Racks Downtown

A cold winter with plenty of ice and snow hasn’t kept people from trying out the new bike infrastructure that was installed downtown this past fall. “I have noticed a surprising amount of winter use of the downtown u-racks and bike shelters,” says Cleve Ricksecker, Executive Director of the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District. “I […]


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 […]


More Bike Shelters Coming Soon to Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Bike Shelters Coming Soon to Downtown

Six more bike shelters will soon be popping up Downtown thanks to a bike infrastructure investment program from The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District. By design, the shelters somewhat resemble those recently installed by The City of Columbus via Consider Biking, though additional functionality will be put into place through the installation of bike lockers […]


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 […]


62 New Bike Racks Installed in Past Three Months

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Thanks in part to the massive feedback and suggestions submitted right here on Columbus Underground, the City of Columbus has managed to install 62 new bike racks in 24 locations around the city between July 24th and October 2nd. New locations include The South Campus Gateway, The Columbus Athletic Club, Studio 35, Cafe Corner, Cafe […]


Need Suggestions for Urban Bike Rack Locations

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Mayor Coleman is seeking suggestions from urban enthusiasts here at Columbus Underground on what neighborhoods and specific areas are in need of additional bicycle parking solutions. These suggestions will help to shape the development of the Bicentennial Bike Plan. Advice is needed specifically for areas in and around Downtown, including the Short North, the University […]


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