Rules of the Road

Riding a bicycle in Columbus has never been better. Whether you’re an experienced rider or new to city cycling, a few simple steps will make you feel more comfortable and confident riding in urban and suburban environments.

Plan a sensible route

Rule 1

Do a pre-ride check

Learn more about our bikes

Rule 2

Wear a helmet

Rule 3

Obey traffic signals

Rule 6

Ride with traffic

Rule 7

Stay off sidewalks

Rule 5

Yield to pedestrians

Rule 4

Use hand signals

Rule 8

Never ride distracted

Rule 9

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Check out our FAQ section for more information on the bicycles, stations & docks, memberships, short-term passes, safety tips, the mobile app, and more.

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