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City Phasing Out “Share the Road” Signs

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Phasing Out “Share the Road” Signs

The City of Columbus is phasing out the use of yellow “Share the Road” signs in favor of white signs that say “Bikes May Use Full Lane.” The shift is meant to communicate more clearly the idea that, under city and state code, bikes are not required to hug the curb or stay to the […]

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Promotion of Cyclist Murder Causes Outrage During Doo Dah Parade

Walker Evans Walker Evans Promotion of Cyclist Murder Causes Outrage During Doo Dah Parade

Generally speaking, the participants in the annual Doo Dah parade are meant to err on the side of controversy with their politically incorrect floats and marching groups. In the past that policy has lent itself well to mocking bigger issues like gun rights, the oil industry, corporate interests or the federal government. But many people […]

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Yay Bikes Hoping to Continue Successful Ride Buddy Program

Brent Warren Brent Warren Yay Bikes Hoping to Continue Successful Ride Buddy Program

Yay Bikes is looking for funding to continue a program that Executive Director Catherine Girves calls “the best thing we’ve ever done.” The program is called Ride Buddy, and during a brief trial run last summer, “people were having transformational experiences,” according to Girves. An extensive follow-up survey showed lasting success in getting people to […]

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32 Applicants File for Vacant Seat at Columbus City Council

Walker Evans Walker Evans 32 Applicants File for Vacant Seat at Columbus City Council

There will only be one open seat on Columbus City Council on January 1st when Eileen Paley leaves to take on her new position as a Judge at the Franklin County Municipal Court, but officials at City Hall confirmed this afternoon that 32 people have submitted applications for it. The list of applicants include several names that […]

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Columbus Opens City’s First Protected Bike Lane to the Public

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Opens City’s First Protected Bike Lane to the Public

While cyclists have already been utilizing some of the completed portions of the new bike lanes along Fourth and Summit Streets for several weeks, the new project officially opened to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony held yesterday afternoon by city leaders. The new installment includes the first protected lane in the City of […]

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Who’s Next on Deck to be Appointed at City Council?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Who’s Next on Deck to be Appointed at City Council?

With five of the seven members of City Council determined earlier this week by the voters of Columbus, you might think we’d be done for awhile with the transition of legislative leadership. Instead, there will actually be one more update in January when current Councilmember Eileen Paley steps down to take on her newly elected […]

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Protected Bike Lane on Summit Just the Beginning, Says City and Cycling Advocates

Brent Warren Brent Warren Protected Bike Lane on Summit Just the Beginning, Says City and Cycling Advocates

A protected bike lane is planned for a 1.4-mile portion of Summit Street in the University District. The new lane will be ten feet wide and will run from Hudson Street to 11th Avenue, providing both north- and south-bound travel lanes that are separated from car traffic by a two-foot buffer and an eight-foot parking […]

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