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COTA and car2go Announce Park & Ride Partnership

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA and car2go Announce Park & Ride Partnership

Earlier this month, car2go announced that it would be shrinking its local car sharing service area, removing outlying areas that saw lesser usage in order to serve the higher volume areas of the city. The changes, which took effect today, removed portions of northern Clintonville, Linden, West Franklinton, the eastern side of Olde Towne East and […]

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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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Apartment Building with Smart Car-Only Parking Pushes the Envelope in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartment Building with Smart Car-Only Parking Pushes the Envelope in Short North

Construction could start as soon as this summer on a unique 32-unit apartment building at 1055 North High Street in the Short North. The building will be six stories tall with retail on the first floor, but it’s the parking garage – featuring spaces about half the normal size – that sets the project apart […]

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car2go Expands Service to Bexley, Eastmoor and Berwick Neighborhoods

Walker Evans Walker Evans car2go Expands Service to Bexley, Eastmoor and Berwick Neighborhoods

Car-sharing service car2go has been in the Columbus market for a little less than a year, but it has continued to grow steadily, slowly adding new destinations, neighborhoods and suburban municipalities into its service area, allowing more customers to fully utilize the system. Starting today the service will now be available in the city of […]

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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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Car2Go Expanding to Grandview Heights and Fifth by Northwest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car2Go Expanding to Grandview Heights and Fifth by Northwest

Car sharing service car2go is ready to expand for the fourth time since launching last October (the first expansion was to Ohio State, next was Easton Town Center, and most recently was Port Columbus). This time, they’re planning on heading west to include the city of Grandview Heights, the village of Marble Cliff, and the […]

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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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