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Bike Lanes Update: Long and Spring, Fourth and Summit, and New Lanes on Near East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes Update: Long and Spring, Fourth and Summit, and New Lanes on Near East Side

This fall should see the completion of a trio of bike infrastructure projects – new lanes are planned for the Near East Side; enhancements are on tap for the bike lanes installed last year on Long and Spring streets downtown; and work will be beginning soon on the much-anticipated Fourth and Third/Summit street bike lanes, which will […]

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New Thoroughfare Plan Will Tackle Street Layout, Bike Lanes, Light Rail and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Thoroughfare Plan Will Tackle Street Layout, Bike Lanes, Light Rail and More

The City of Columbus is moving forward with their Multimodal Thoroughfare Plan, and they are hoping that you have some opinions to share about how you get around (or would like to get around) the city. The first of three “Vision and Goals” meetings is scheduled for the end of March and a website has […]

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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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Long Street Retailers Upset About City Plans to Remove Parking Meters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Long Street Retailers Upset About City Plans to Remove Parking Meters

While High Street businesses have been fortunate to receive 120 new on-street parking meter spaces for customers to utilize, a group of retail businesses on Long Street are in the process of losing their spaces due to an upcoming construction project. Work is scheduled to begin on Saturday, October 4th on a Columbus Department of […]

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Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

The city revealed plans last month for new bike lanes on four major downtown arteries; Long, Spring, Third and Fourth streets. These plans call for a combination of painted bike lanes, signs and sharrows along the length of each of the streets Downtown. The plans do not call for physically separated lanes – or cycle […]

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Parking Restrictions to be Removed on Third and Fourth Streets Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Parking Restrictions to be Removed on Third and Fourth Streets Downtown

On-street parking is about to get easier throughout central Downtown as 190 parking meters will have rush hour restrictions lifted starting on April 7th.  The changes come from recommendations outlined in the Downtown Action Plan, as well as ongoing requests from Downtown visitors and residents. “We have been working with Downtown businesses and residents and […]

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City Looking at Raising Speed Limits in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Looking at Raising Speed Limits in Short North

A collection of streets in the Short North that have had “temporary” speed limits of 25 miles per hour for nearly 20 years may soon see those limits raised. The affected streets are Third, Fifth and King Avenues from Olentangy River Road to High Street, as well as Neil Avenue from Goodale Street to King […]

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