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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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Will ODOT’s New Walking and Biking Plan Make a Difference?

Brent Warren Brent Warren Will ODOT’s New Walking and Biking Plan Make a Difference?

A new plan released by the Ohio Department of Transportation calls for an increased focus on the safety of cyclists and walkers in the state. The report, called Walk.Bike.Ohio, is the first statewide bike and pedestrian plan ever produced by the agency. “The development of Walk.Bike.Ohio has helped us to establish a statewide vision for […]

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Voices Rising: Art Exhibition Bike Tour

  Voices Rising: Art Exhibition Bike Tour

Join Outdoor Pursuits for a special Voices Rising bike tour celebrating the artists and history of Old Town East and the Kings Arts District. This is an easy ride, suitable for beginners. Bring your phones and take plenty of pictures of iconic public art and places! The tour will begin at COSI and ride to […]

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Bike Touring and Bike Camping Workshop

  Bike Touring and Bike Camping Workshop

Not even owning a bike at the time, Bob Eckhart agreed to ride across the USA to raise money for Habitat for Humanity in 1996. He had to get a bike and all the gear and figure out on the road how bike touring worked. After a successful trip, he rode New Orleans to Columbus […]

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Opinion: Now is the Time for Safer Streets

Transit Columbus Transit Columbus Opinion: Now is the Time for Safer Streets

Transit Columbus has regularly expressed our excitement around the implementation of the recently announced Vision Zero policy. We took it to heart that the policy would fundamentally change the approach of transportation officials, but the recent comments to Columbus Underground (CU) indicated that no fundamental changes have been made to the car-centric approach that has been a mainstay […]

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City Not Planning Any Changes to Make Room for Walkers and Cyclists

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Not Planning Any Changes to Make Room for Walkers and Cyclists

Cities around the world have responded to increasingly crowded sidewalks, parks and trails by making changes to their street networks. Some have closed lanes or entire streets to car traffic, while others have opened up temporary bike lanes or tried to slow down cars on certain streets. Officials at the Columbus Department of Public Service […]

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For Essential Travel, COTA and CoGo Are Still Available (But Scooters Aren’t)

Brent Warren Brent Warren For Essential Travel, COTA and CoGo Are Still Available (But Scooters Aren’t)

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) announced more service adjustments yesterday. The agency announced its first Coronavirus-related changes on March 16, cutting back service on several suburban rush hour lines. Three days later COTA’s board approved making all bus rides free, and […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION