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car2go Carsharing Services to Leave Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman car2go Carsharing Services to Leave Columbus

In a decision effective May 31, 2018, car2go’s carsharing services will be discontinued in Columbus. In 2013, car2go was the first company to bring one-way carsharing to the Central Ohio area. But the company says a lack of adoption of its services has lead to the decision to discontinue operations here. In an email, car2go […]

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CMC: Authorizing Transit in Central Ohio

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill CMC: Authorizing Transit in Central Ohio

Public transportation discussions seem to be popping up everywhere in Central Ohio these days and the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is always at the center. Newly appointed COTA CEO, Joanna Pinkerton, will sit down with Elissa Schneider, Transit Columbus Board Member, to discuss how COTA’s major changes in 2017 have fared, what’s next for […]

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LimeBike Launching Pilot Program in Dublin

Brent Warren Brent Warren LimeBike Launching Pilot Program in Dublin

LimeBike, the dockless bike share company that has been exploring a summertime launch in Columbus, will be coming to Dublin even sooner. Starting on Saturday, 100 of the brightly colored bikes will be placed around the city and will be available for users to rent. The roll-out is scheduled to coincide with the city’s Bike […]

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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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Enrollment Now Open for Free Downtown Bus Pass Program

Brent Warren Brent Warren Enrollment Now Open for Free Downtown Bus Pass Program

Eligible employers can start signing up for the Downtown C-Pass program on May 1, and employees can start using their free, unlimited bus passes starting June 1. Any business, organization, or government entity that is located within the boundary of the program — with a few exceptions — is eligible to participate. It’s a district […]

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Some Major Property Owners Opt Out of Free Bus Pass Program

Brent Warren Brent Warren Some Major Property Owners Opt Out of Free Bus Pass Program

The new free Downtown bus pass program — now dubbed C-Pass and set to roll out in June — has been hailed as an innovative approach to solving the Downtown parking shortage and a new way to convert car-centric commuters in Columbus into bus riders. The program is made possible by a host of partners, […]

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Fall Rollout Planned for Latest Short North Parking Proposals

Brent Warren Brent Warren Fall Rollout Planned for Latest Short North Parking Proposals

Another round of public meetings are planned to explain and gather feedback about the latest Short North parking proposals from the City of Columbus. If that sounds familiar, it’s because a similar process was followed in 2015 and in 2017 – plans were unveiled and feedback was gathered, but few changes were actually implemented. Robert […]

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