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New Scooter Companies, Local E-Bike Startup Set to Enter Columbus Market

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Scooter Companies, Local E-Bike Startup Set to Enter Columbus Market

Three new “micro-mobility” companies have received approval from the City of Columbus to enter the market and are planning summer launches. Jump, which was acquired by Uber last April for $200 million, will deploy both its rentable e-bikes and scooters, while Spin, which was acquired by Ford Motor Company in November, will soon be rolling […]

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New CoGo Bike Share Stations Installed

Brent Warren Brent Warren New CoGo Bike Share Stations Installed

New CoGo bike share stations are being installed throughout Columbus, as well as in Upper Arlington, Grandview Heights and Bexley. Many of the two dozen-plus new stations are already stocked with bikes, and the attached kiosks – which feature touch-screens that enable users to buy one or three-day pass – are online and ready to […]

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CoGo Bike Share to Continue Expansion, Add Stations at Easton

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CoGo Bike Share to Continue Expansion, Add Stations at Easton

CoGo Bike Share has announced new bike stations will be coming to Easton as ongoing plans for expansion into Bexley, Grandview Heights, and Upper Arlington are underway. Four CoGo bike stations, including 60 docks and 32 bikes, will be placed at one of Columbus’ most popular shopping and entertainment destinations. Previous plans for expansion already included 26 […]

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LimeBike Launching Pilot Program in Dublin

Brent Warren Brent Warren LimeBike Launching Pilot Program in Dublin

LimeBike, the dockless bike share company that has been exploring a summertime launch in Columbus, will be coming to Dublin even sooner. Starting on Saturday, 100 of the brightly colored bikes will be placed around the city and will be available for users to rent. The roll-out is scheduled to coincide with the city’s Bike […]

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Dockless Bike Share Company Looking to Expand to Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Dockless Bike Share Company Looking to Expand to Columbus

Columbus may soon be getting a second bike share operator. LimeBike, a California-based company that currently operates in about 50 different cities and campuses worldwide, is planning to launch here this summer. Unlike CoGo, which features a network of stations where users are required to dock bikes after each use, LimeBike offers a completely dockless, […]

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Locations Revealed for 26 New CoGo Stations

Brent Warren Brent Warren Locations Revealed for 26 New CoGo Stations

The next wave of new CoGo stations are scheduled to be installed this summer, expanding the bike share system’s network farther from the Downtown core and into Bexley, Grandview Heights and Upper Arlington for the first time. Thirteen of the 26 new stations will be located in Columbus, including new docks in Clintonville, Milo-Grogan, the […]

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The Latest on CoGo: Ridership Up, New Office Planned, New Stations To Be Announced

Brent Warren Brent Warren The Latest on CoGo: Ridership Up, New Office Planned, New Stations To Be Announced

Ridership on the CoGo bike share system in the first half of 2017 is up about 28 percent compared to last year, according to the City of Columbus. Brad Westall, Greenways Planner for the Recreation and Parks Department, said that the five stations that were added last year were all well-positioned to expand the network […]

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