Columbus, OH kicks off 3 mobility pilots

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Dive Brief:

  • The City of Columbus, OH unveiled three mobility tech pilot programs in its Linden neighborhood earlier this week as part of its Smart Columbus initiative.
  • Leaders opened six Smart Mobility Hubs close to the city’s only bus rapid transit (BRT) line, featuring IKE interactive kiosks and a combination of shared bikes, e-bikes, scooter parking and charging; electric vehicle (EV) charging; ride-hailing pick-up and drop-off points; and car-share parking. And Smart Columbus announced it is seeking 500 community volunteers to test the safety impacts of connected vehicle technology, as Linden is home to a number of intersections that experience a high volume of automobile crashes.

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Written by Chris Teale.

Originally published July 30, 2020.

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