New bike share program to sport white colors, ColumBIKE name

You will soon see white bikes with a new ColumBIKE logo around the city as part of new Columbus bike share program. The name and color scheme were announced last night at the Columbus Park Foundation’s annual community meeting.

April Williams with the Park Foundation said a kickoff event will be held May 21st on the library plaza and will coincide with the Tour de Trails.

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Year-long passes will be $80 or individual day passes will be $8. You will be able to check out one of the bikes from stations around the city.

Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop also presented the Shining Star Awards. Award winners included:

  • Mark Slaton on behalf of the Cummins Engine Plant Environmental Challenge volunteers.
  • Andrew Larson and Rachelle Antcliffe on behalf of Columbus Signature Academy Students.
  • The Hackman Family.
  • Lynn Dole on behalf of Columbus Kiwanis.
  • Rose and Jerry Wright
  • Victoria Craig Griffin
  • Victoria Glick
  • Brad Stroia
  • Dick Boyce
  • Randy Stafford
  • Tom and Gina Wetherald
  • Alan Trisler
  • Denny Smith on behalf of his grandson Jacob Smith