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Lime Bringing Scooters Back, Offering Free Rides for Health Care Workers

Brent Warren Brent Warren Lime Bringing Scooters Back, Offering Free Rides for Health Care Workers

Lime is returning to the Columbus market today, deploying about a hundred of its rentable electric scooters around several central city neighborhoods. Crew Cypher, Midwest General Manager for Lime, said that more scooters could be added in the future, depending on demand. The deployment comes along with a new policy that will offer free 30-minute […]

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OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

Anne Evans Anne Evans OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

We regret to inform our members and partners that the Ohio Needs Transit Conference & Expo 2020 is cancelled. National, federal and state orders limiting public gatherings meant that our event could not go on as planned. We understand these drastic measures are to prioritize health and safety of the public and most importantly to […]

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OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

Anne Evans Anne Evans OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

We regret to inform our members and partners that the Ohio Needs Transit Conference & Expo 2020 is cancelled. National, federal and state orders limiting public gatherings meant that our event could not go on as planned. We understand these drastic measures are to prioritize health and safety of the public and most importantly to […]

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OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

Anne Evans Anne Evans OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

We regret to inform our members and partners that the Ohio Needs Transit Conference & Expo 2020 is cancelled. National, federal and state orders limiting public gatherings meant that our event could not go on as planned. We understand these drastic measures are to prioritize health and safety of the public and most importantly to […]

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COTA to Require Passengers to Wear Masks

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA to Require Passengers to Wear Masks

Starting on Wednesday, April 15, the Central Ohio Transit Authority will be requiring all riders to wear face masks. Scarves, bandanas, and homemade masks are all considered appropriate for use, as long as they securely cover the mouth and nose. “We are determined to take every step we can in order to protect the health […]

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COTA Implementing New Protections for Drivers, But Some Still Don’t Feel Safe

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Implementing New Protections for Drivers, But Some Still Don’t Feel Safe

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Ohio Transit Authority has sought to meet two very different sets of expectations to fulfill its mission – the agency needed to quickly implement new policies to limit the risk of exposure to its drivers and passengers, while at the same time continuing to provide an […]

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Broad Street Ramps to Close, Future Phase of 70/71 Project Delayed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Broad Street Ramps to Close, Future Phase of 70/71 Project Delayed

Two ramps that connect I-71 to Broad Street Downtown will close permanently on April 9 – the I-71 South exit to Broad Street and the Broad Street onramp to I-71 North. The other two Broad Street ramps are due to close later in the year. All of the closing will be permanent, part of the […]

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