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Zipcar Expanding Network in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Zipcar Expanding Network in Columbus

Zipcar is expanding its car-share fleet in Columbus and increasing the number of locations where the rental cars can be picked up and dropped off. The announcement came earlier this week in a press conference at the Smart Columbus Experience Center. Participating in the event were officials from the City of Columbus, the Columbus Partnership […]

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Opinion: car2go’s Exit Removes Critical Element of Transit

Brooke Wojdynski Brooke Wojdynski Opinion: car2go’s Exit Removes Critical Element of Transit

Car2go, the premiere ride-sharing service in our city, announced on May 24 that they are shutting down Columbus operations today. With 32,000 subscribers utilizing the service, some making it their primary mode of transportation — such as myself — this came unexpectedly to many in our city. Car2go continued to expand coverage and upgraded its […]

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Opinion: car2go’s Departure Should Refocus Investment Toward Public Transit

Ilke Akcasoy Ilke Akcasoy Opinion: car2go’s Departure Should Refocus Investment Toward Public Transit

In the past few years, Columbus has embarked on a collective journey to enhance mobility in our community. The recent announcement of car2go’s decision to discontinue services in Columbus has come as a blow to all of us whose excitement has grown around the recent energy and investments into Columbus’ transportation system. In this moment, […]

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car2go Carsharing Services to Leave Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman car2go Carsharing Services to Leave Columbus

In a decision effective May 31, 2018, car2go’s carsharing services will be discontinued in Columbus. In 2013, car2go was the first company to bring one-way carsharing to the Central Ohio area. But the company says a lack of adoption of its services has lead to the decision to discontinue operations here. In an email, car2go […]

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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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The Confluence Cast: Carless in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Carless in Columbus

People like the idea of living without a car. Why don’t they? This week’s episode has it’s foundation in an interview with Cleve Ricksecker, the executive director of the two Downtown Special Improvement Districts (SID). We discuss SIDs, commuter culture in Columbus, and have a frank discussion about the race and class lines here. Cleve’s passion for a […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

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