Students heading back to class means tens of thousands of people are navigating their way around The Ohio State University Columbus campus. School officials are making traffic safety a top priority – whether it’s by car, scooter, bike or foot.
The Lantern wrote about new scooter parking zones strategically placed near The Oval. The Department of Transportation and Traffic Manageemnt installed 13 parking zones to reinforce the walk-zone rules and to enhance overall safety.
Dan Hedman, university spokesperson, told the publication thagt Ohio State conducted studies and found that riders are parking scooters where they may block accessible walkways and entrances.
In observance of the Labor Day holiday, CABS will run reduced service on Monday, September 2. The Overnight and Weekend, Buckeye Village and paratransit will operate on the weekend schedule . All other routes will not run during this time. Regular CABS service resumes on Tuesday, September 3.
New students, a new festival and a new academic year will mean plenty of traffic in the campus area over the next week.
The early arrival move-in on Thursday, Aug. 15, begins the buildup to Welcome Week at The Ohio State University. Students begin moving in at 9 a.m. and wrap up at 3:30 p.m. Faculty and staff are advised to arrive early to campus and not move their cars.
The Department of Transportation and Traffic Management anticipates major traffic delays on and around campus, including along Ackerman Road, Lane Avenue, High Street, Woodruff Avenue, Herrick...
Regular CABS service for autumn semester will resume on Saturday evening, August 17, after student move-in is complete.
CABS provides approximately 5 million rides annually. As part of normal operations, routes are reviewed on annual basis to determine if and when adjustments need to be made. CABS service changes for the 2019-2020 academic year include:
(MC) Med Center Express Service No weekend or holiday service (OW) Overnight and Weekend Route The OW will no longer serve the Buckeye Lot, which will increase service frequencies from 40 to 30 minutes during off-peak times, and 20...
Multiple events occurring through the week of August 19 will result in roadway restrictions and closures, heavy traffic, travel and bus service delays as well as increased demand for parking across campus. Motorists are encouraged to allow additional travel time and plan ahead.
Students at The Ohio State University Columbus campus have a new late-night travel option. Lyft Ride Smart at Ohio State will launch August 1, and provides discounted rides between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m.
"This new service offering is a direct result of our work with the Undergraduate Student Government and adds a transportation option our students have been requesting for years," said Beth Snoke, director of Transportation and Traffic Management.
Lyft Ride Smart replaces the university's previous Safe Ride program after user demand outgrew service capacity.
15th Avenue, between High and Pearl, will close this Saturday, July 27 and will remain closed through late 2020. Pedestrians will have access to 14th and 16th Avenues from 15 Avenue via dedicated walkways. Vehicular traffic will have access from 15th Avenue to 16th Avenue via a newly installed temporary roadway.
Effective Monday (7/29), the Martha Morehouse to Med Center (MM) route will access the medical center via Cannon Drive instead of using 12th Avenue to Neil Avenue. All stops and service frequencies will remain the same. This change is intended to alleviate congestion and wait times. Please view a map of the route changes .