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CoGo Ridership Down in 2018

Brent Warren Brent Warren CoGo Ridership Down in 2018

2018 saw the first significant decline in CoGo ridership since the bike share system was established in 2013. Just over 40,700 rides were logged on the network over the course of 2018, while 2017 saw more than 52,000 rides, according to data available on the CoGo website and compiled by Columbus Underground. CoGo Rides 2018 […]

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Participants Offer Lessons Learned from the Ditch Your Car Challenge

Brent Warren Brent Warren Participants Offer Lessons Learned from the Ditch Your Car Challenge

Columbus was one of 35 cities chosen to participate in Lyft’s Ditch Your Car initiative. The program, which kicked off on Oct. 8 and wrapped up yesterday, offers a package of transportation incentives to individuals willing to commit to leaving their personal cars parked in their garage for a month. The ride-hailing company put out […]

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Lots of Options Available for Free and Discounted Rides to the Polls

Brent Warren Brent Warren Lots of Options Available for Free and Discounted Rides to the Polls

Several nonprofit organizations, along with most of the “shared mobility” companies that operate in Columbus, are working to ensure that transportation is not a barrier for citizens hoping to vote on November 6. Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. To find your polling location, visit the Franklin County Board […]

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Dockless Bike Share Company Looking to Expand to Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Dockless Bike Share Company Looking to Expand to Columbus

Columbus may soon be getting a second bike share operator. LimeBike, a California-based company that currently operates in about 50 different cities and campuses worldwide, is planning to launch here this summer. Unlike CoGo, which features a network of stations where users are required to dock bikes after each use, LimeBike offers a completely dockless, […]

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Locations Revealed for 26 New CoGo Stations

Brent Warren Brent Warren Locations Revealed for 26 New CoGo Stations

The next wave of new CoGo stations are scheduled to be installed this summer, expanding the bike share system’s network farther from the Downtown core and into Bexley, Grandview Heights and Upper Arlington for the first time. Thirteen of the 26 new stations will be located in Columbus, including new docks in Clintonville, Milo-Grogan, the […]

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The Latest on CoGo: Ridership Up, New Office Planned, New Stations To Be Announced

Brent Warren Brent Warren The Latest on CoGo: Ridership Up, New Office Planned, New Stations To Be Announced

Ridership on the CoGo bike share system in the first half of 2017 is up about 28 percent compared to last year, according to the City of Columbus. Brad Westall, Greenways Planner for the Recreation and Parks Department, said that the five stations that were added last year were all well-positioned to expand the network […]

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Merion Village Apartments Offering Complimentary Bike Share Memberships

Walker Evans Walker Evans Merion Village Apartments Offering Complimentary Bike Share Memberships

On Friday, local developer CASTO announced a unique partnership with the local CoGo bike share system that would entitle all apartment residents of The Barrett to complimentary bike share memberships. Residents at the new Merion Village apartments will have easy access to the system, granted by the installation of a new station being installed at […]

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