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Discounted Bicycle and Scooter Options Available

The Ohio State University is a multi-modal campus. When walking, biking, scooting or driving, we all share the road and responsibility in assuring it’s done safely, so look out for your fellow Buckeyes.

Bicycle and scooter discounts are available for eligible students. Additional information is available online:

Grant Helps CABS Invest in Alternative Transit

The Ohio State University Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) was recently awarded $679,485 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). CABS will use the funds, along with its own money, to replace four diesel-powered transit buses with four, new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses.

In the News: Ohio State achieves silver bicycle-friendly status

The scarlet and gray goes scarlet and silver with its new biking status.

After applying two times — once in 2011 and again in 2015  — for bicycle-friendly status, Ohio State has increased its status from a bronze-level campus to a silver-level campus, according to a press release from League of American Bicyclists.

The Ohio State University Recognized Nationally as Bicycle-Friendly Campus

The Ohio State University earned national recognition as a silver-level bicycle friendly campus, according to the League of American Bicyclists. The national organization recognizes colleges and universities for promoting and enabling safe, accessible bicycling on campus. 

IN THE NEWS: University rolls out scooter parking zones

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.

IN THE NEWS: Abandoned bikes find new home with Ohio State help

The annual summer bicycle abatement program is underway at The Ohio State University.

The sweep by the Department of Transportation and Traffic Management helps manage abandoned bikes left on campus.

“We usually get about 400 to 500 bikes per year that people just leave behind,” said John Shrader, field logistics coordinator for Transportation and Traffic Management.

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