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Rules of the road, safety tips, instructive videos and illustrated guides.

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Share the Road Share the Road is a safety campaign encouraging people to ride their bicycles to work and school, and for fun. It is also a simple reminder that roads are for both cars and bikes.   Share the Road

Trail Ride

Park Trail Etiquette All trail users, pedestrian, canine, biking, skating are expected to be courteous and predictable to other trail users at all times.  Review the rules an find information on reporting violations or trail safety concerns. Trail Rules and Etiquette


League of American Bicyclists (LAB) Ride Smart Videos The online Smart Cycling program is designed to develop your knowledge of bicycling safety by using lessons, interactive components and videos. Here you will learn about the different types of bikes and bicycling gear. You will learn techniques for improving your ride, your rights as a bicyclist and how to ride safely on the road. Smart Cycling program video page.

Bug your bike

Bug Your Bike Increase the chance your bicycle will be returned if lost or stolen by registering your property with the City of Columbus. 
Register online , by phone or in person by providing your contact information along with distinguishing characteristics of your bicycle. You will be provided with a free RFID chip to install on your bicycle that can be scanned by partnering organizations to link your property back to you.   

Whether a bicycle is recovered by the City of Columbus, The Ohio State University, or COTA, this unified system will help lost bicycles find their way home.  Bug Your Bike