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NEXT: Hyperloop Commuting

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Hyperloop Commuting

Everyone who reads Columbus Underground must be aware that Columbus—or, rather the Chicago-Columbus-Pittsburgh “Midwest Hyperloop Project”— was one of 10 winners of Hyperloop One’s Global Challenge. Hyperloop, you’ll recall, is Elon Musk’s vision for a network of “vacuum tube trains:” trains that are sealed in a tube such that air and wind resistance are eliminated, […]

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Columbus Ranked 2nd Best City in US for Commuters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked 2nd Best City in US for Commuters

If rush hour traffic in Columbus seems bad, then perhaps it will make you feel a bit better to know that it’s literally worse just about everywhere else. According to new study from Trulia.com, Columbus ranks second in the country for best commute times, only trailing behind Buffalo, New York. “Residents of Columbus get an […]

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New Cycling Initiatives Announced on Bike to Work Day

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Cycling Initiatives Announced on Bike to Work Day

Over 300 riders took to the streets of Columbus this morning for a chilly-yet-sunny commute to work Downtown. Participating groups were led by cycling advocates from Yay Bikes!, CoGo, Friends of the Camp Chase Trail, Consider Biking, Transit Columbus, the Create Columbus Commission, MORPC and car2go. Among the riders were Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and City […]

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Alternative Transit Gaining Ground in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alternative Transit Gaining Ground in Columbus

  Columbus is a “car city”. You’ve probably heard that said on many occasions, and for the most part… it’s true. In 2011, nearly 90% of the city’s workforce commuted to their jobs by car. Which is common for the majority of American cities with robust highway systems and sprawling single-use suburbs that have made […]

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CoGo Bike Share to Continue Through Winter Months

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoGo Bike Share to Continue Through Winter Months

CoGo vs car2go vs Uber vs COTA — Which one is right for your commute? FIND OUT A little bit of snow shouldn’t deter the heartiest of Columbus residents, therefore the CoGo bike share service will continue to operate year round. The fleet of bikes is expected to be reduced during the winter in anticipation […]

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Downtown High Street Parking Meters Installed

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown High Street Parking Meters Installed

The first set of 30 new Downtown parking meters have been installed on High Street, which will go into service on Monday, November 19th at 9am. A total of 120 parking meters will be installed on High Street between Goodale Street and Mound Street by the summer of 2013. The meters are being placed in […]

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