Gohio Commute Brand & Campaign Strategy

Gohio Commute Brand & Campaign Strategy - Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission

Origo supported the mission of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) to advance the use of more progressive transportation options by creating a new brand strategy for their new software application to help Central Ohioans find smarter ways to commute through ridesharing, as well as other transportation options and incentives.

Services Provided
  • Marketing Research & Testing
  • Brand Strategy & Concepts
  • Positioning Strategy
  • Brand Guidelines
  • Logo Design
  • Collateral & Branded Materials
  • Digital Advertising
  • Social Media Strategy
  • 2D & 3D Animation
  • Video Production & Editing
  • Campaign Strategy & Concepts
  • Media Planning & Buying
  • Awareness Campaigns
  • Email Campaigns
  • Copywriting & Messaging

With the goal to combine the two pre-existing ride-matching services into one online experience, Origo helped create a brand strategy for the new web-based Transportation Demand Management (TDM) platform that was to be launched, helping to advance the way Ohioans consider new commuting options to save money, time, and the environment.

Origo conducted focus groups and surveys with the general public, testing different naming and logo identities, leading us to the recommendation of Gohio Commute. Upon creating the new brand identity, Origo applied the graphics and messaging to the new site, developed a new advertising campaign titled Rethink Your Ride, and created different digital tactics, social media campaigns, animated videos, radio strategies, and environmental advertising initiatives.



When Origo launched the first 6-month Gohio Commute campaign, it was considered a success, reaching millions of commuters across Central Ohio, including individuals between the ages of 25 and 54. We also targeted demographics, such as the Hispanic and Somali populations, gaining awareness from diverse populations.

Reaching exceptional results, Origo launched the second flight of the campaign through a 6-month run of digital and traditional tactics, where we were proud to exceed the estimated results of our media efforts, helping improve enrollments in the Gohio Commute app, as well as advance the MORPC mission to help Central Ohioans expand their perceptions and approach to commuting options in our city.

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