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Columbus bike safety maps – drafts available

Dean Narciso of the Columbus Dispatch reports that the initial drafts of new bicycle safety maps for Columbus are available for public comment. The maps can be viewed online in two sections, representing the Northern and Southern portions of the city.

The maps are a collaboration of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), the city of Columbus, the Franklin County Engineer, the Central Ohio Transit Authority, and Consider Biking.

Cincinnati adopts Citywide Bicycle Plan

Bloggers and bike news sites in Southwestern Ohio have been abuzz lately with the news that the city council of Cincinnati recently approved funds for the first Citywide Bicycle Plan in 32 years. Details on the city’s current bike program and facilities can be found here, including a downloadable map of bike rack locations in the city.

Athens and Southeast Ohio Bicycle Maps

The Cycle Path bike shop has produced a Bicycle Commuter Map of Athens, Ohio that can be downloaded and printed. There is also a four-part Southeast Ohio Bicycle Map available that shows routes and road conditions for Athens County and Meigs County, as well as parts of surrounding counties. The Athens Bicycle Club web site has information on how to order this map by mail, as well as a list of area businesses where this map can be obtained in person.

Adventure Cycling Association

Adventure Cycling Association’s nonprofit mission is to inspire people of all ages to travel by bicycle for fitness, fun, and self-discovery. Founded in 1973 as Bikecentennial, Adventure Cycling is the premier bicycle travel organization in North America with 44,500 members nationwide.

The ACA researches and produces cycling maps for their Adventure Cycling Route Network, one of the largest route networks in the world at 38,158 miles (and growing). Three of these routes pass through Ohio: the Northern Tier Route, the Underground Railroad Route, and the Lake Erie Connector.