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The List: 5 Ways to go Car Free

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 5 Ways to go Car Free

It’s that time of year once again where everyone in Columbus is encouraged to ditch the car for 24 hours and utilize alternative transportation options to get around town. Car Free Day takes place tomorrow, September 21st and encourages residents to consider the environmental and financial benefits that come with other modes of transportation. So […]

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Challenge: Could You Go Five Days Using Alternative Transportation?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Challenge: Could You Go Five Days Using Alternative Transportation?

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) wants you to consider a challenge: could you go for five full days without driving alone? That’s the basis of their new “Five Days of Freedom” campaign, which is somewhat of an update to “Car Free Day” events held previous years. “Rather than asking the community to ditch cars […]

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Columbus Workforce Commuting Changes Slightly Over Past 10 Years

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Workforce Commuting Changes Slightly Over Past 10 Years

An article recently posted by Wendell Cox at NewGeography.com analyzes the trends in workforce commutes all over the US between 2000 and 2010. The general trends indicate that solo automobile commuting is still the dominant method of transportation, but many cities made gains in both public transit and bicycle commuting over the past 10 years. […]

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PickupPal.com: Online Carpooling Resource

 

I ran across this site on TreeHugger: www.PickupPal.com. Now completely advertiser funded site that connects people for carpooling/ridesharing. I’m not affiliated with the site, but I did post my daily drive to work. From the site: Launched in January 2008, PickupPal allows a private vehicle engaged in a transportation event (a one-way trip from A […]

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Alternative Transit Options Abound for Students

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  UWeekly wrote A big campus and travel time  By Sarah Ledford September 17, 2008 A college campus can be intimidating during one’s first few months of college; however, quick, easy, and convenient methods of transportation can lessen that feeling. Buses are available to students both on and off campus, and bikes are a great […]

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