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Car Free in Columbus – Part 4: The Long Haul

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car Free in Columbus – Part 4: The Long Haul

This week we’ve learned why several Columbus residents have decided to give up their personal automobiles and go car free. We’ve heard about how they get around town to run errands and meet up with friends. And we’ve heard about the challenges that they’ve faced in going car free and how they’ve overcome those challenges. […]

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Car Free in Columbus – Part 3: The Challenges

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car Free in Columbus – Part 3: The Challenges

Being car free in Columbus isn’t easy. We’ve heard that fact acknowledged in part one and part two of our series featuring local residents who get around the city exclusively by bike and bus and foot and other forms of alternative transportation. Today we talk again with those residents about the details of their specific […]

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car2go Expanding Columbus Fleet to 300 Vehicles, Adds Regional Access

Walker Evans Walker Evans car2go Expanding Columbus Fleet to 300 Vehicles, Adds Regional Access

It’s been six months since car2go first launched in Columbus, and the innovative car-sharing service is continuing to expand locally. In addition to bringing service to Port Columbus, car2go announced that it is also beefing up its fleet and will soon be adding another 50 vehicles to the network, increasing the total to 300. Over […]

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car2go Expands Service to Port Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans car2go Expands Service to Port Columbus

Ever since car2go launched in Columbus in October, they’ve continued to expand their service footprint. First to OSU, then to Easton, and tomorrow service will expand to include Port Columbus. The expansion is significant as it makes Columbus only the second city to offer car2go access from an airport location. “Our members have asked for […]

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Car Free in Columbus – Part 2: Getting Around

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car Free in Columbus – Part 2: Getting Around

Yesterday we launched a four-part series exploring the realm of the car free lifestyle in Columbus. We heard from nine different local car free residents on the reasons why they ditched their cars, how they learned to navigate the city without one, and details on how long they’ve been at it. Today, we talk a […]

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Car Free in Columbus – Part 1: Getting Started

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car Free in Columbus – Part 1: Getting Started

In the summer of 2010, Anne and I went car free for two months. Our old car had been totaled and we decided to wait for the insurance check to be processed before buying a new car rather than opting for a rental. With two small kids who were not yet school age and being […]

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