Transit Plans

Plans for the Future of Transit in Central Ohio

Short-Range Transit Plan


COTA’s 2017-2021 Draft Short-Range Transit Plan (SRTP) is available for review and comment. Included in the SRTP is the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP), which will be incorporated into the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission’s (MORPC) regional TIP. Comments will be collected through April 7. Please send all comments to

2017-2021 SRTP Appendix B Draft III

2017-2021 SRTP Appendix C Draft I

2017-2021 SRTP Draft IV

Two public comment meetings will be held regarding proposed updates to the SRTP to seek input. The final report will incorporate this input into the development of future transit service plans, bus purchases, facility upgrades and maintenance, customer service improvements, and other initiatives.

Long-Range Transit Plan

The Long-Range Transit Plan looks at changing transportation needs in central Ohio and sets a strategy to provide superior transportation services for every resident, employee and visitor to 2035 and beyond. The plan is created in coordination with and incorporated into the regional Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), created by the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission.

To download the 2016-2040 Long-Range Transit Plan, click here.

Please check back for future Long-Range Transit Plan meetings.