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Zipcar Officially Launches Car-Sharing Service in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Zipcar Officially Launches Car-Sharing Service in Columbus

Officials with the City of Columbus and private car-sharing company Zipcar gathered this morning at Columbus Commons to celebrate the launch of the service in Columbus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The program debuts with eight vehicles stationed at specific on-street pickup/drop-off points in the Short North, German Village, Weinland Park and Downtown neighborhoods. “The City […]

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Zipcar Bringing Car-Sharing Service to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Zipcar Bringing Car-Sharing Service to Columbus

It’s been less than a month since car2go abruptly pulled their car-sharing services out of the Columbus market, but that void will soon be filled by one of their competitors. Zipcar has announced an official unveiling event next Tuesday, where they will cut a ribbon on the launch of service in the city. Similar to […]

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Minimalism: A Film about the Important Things

  Minimalism: A Film about the Important Things

Minimalism examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less. Q&A discussion after the film feature local minimalist Alex Young, Simply […]

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Ride-Sharers Can Go Farther With car2go’s Home Area Expansion

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ride-Sharers Can Go Farther With car2go’s Home Area Expansion

Ride-sharing is taking off in Columbus. For economic or environmental reasons, more people are looking for ways to live in the city without owning a car. After the launch of car2go in 2013, thousands of Columbusites became members, trading in their sedans for the company’s compact vehicles. For the last couple of years, the cars’ […]

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Car2go Upgrading Fleet in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car2go Upgrading Fleet in Columbus

Starting today, you may notice some new car2go vehicles on the streets of Columbus. And by March 31st, you’ll definitely notice, as the entire fleet will have been replaced with upgraded cars that feature the latest technology that the carsharing service has to offer. “This new tech allows members to connect immediately through their smartphone […]

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Car2Go Announces New, Smaller Service Area

Brent Warren Brent Warren Car2Go Announces New, Smaller Service Area

After multiple expansions of its “home area” – to the OSU campus and to neighborhoods like Grandview and Bexley – car2go Columbus announced today that they will be reducing their service area for the first time. The changes will take place on August 26th. That means that residents of northern Clintonville, Linden, West Franklinton, and […]

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car2go Parent Company Acquires RideScout and mytaxi Apps

Walker Evans Walker Evans car2go Parent Company Acquires RideScout and mytaxi Apps

The parent company of the blue-and-white smart car carsharing service car2go announced today the acquisition of two popular ride-sharing related apps: mytaxi and RideScout. The former is a taxi booking service with 10 million users and 45,000 taxis in its network, and the latter is a leading mobility platform that launched less than a year […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

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