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Local E-Bike Startup Thinking Big, Preparing for Launch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Local E-Bike Startup Thinking Big, Preparing for Launch

A local startup is hoping to make a big splash in the “micromobility” world, bringing a new kind of electric bike and lots of new ideas to an industry that has so far been dominated by just a handful of Silicon Valley-backed companies. If all goes according to plan, the first fat tire e-bikes from […]

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CoGo E-Bikes, Discounted Memberships Now Available

Brent Warren Brent Warren CoGo E-Bikes, Discounted Memberships Now Available

CoGo is adding electric bikes to its growing fleet of rentable bikes. The bikes, which are equipped with a battery that provides a pedal-activated boost, are available to rent starting today. Also new to the bike share system is an equity program – called CoGo for All – which will offer $5 annual memberships to […]

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CoGo Now Offering Free Rides for Healthcare Workers

Brent Warren Brent Warren CoGo Now Offering Free Rides for Healthcare Workers

Lyft is now offering free rides on CoGo bikes for healthcare workers. The company, which has operated the local bike share system since late 2018, made the announcement yesterday. “Lyft is committed to increasing transportation access to those who need it most,” said Caroline Samponaro, Head of Micromobility Policy at Lyft, in a statement. “As […]

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CoGo Adding E-Bikes, More Stations

Brent Warren Brent Warren CoGo Adding E-Bikes, More Stations

Big changes are in store for CoGo, the bike share system with the fixed docking stations that has operated in Columbus since 2013. About 250 e-bikes – bikes that are equipped with a battery that provides a pedal-activated boost – will be added to the system’s fleet this spring, along with five new stations. The […]

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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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