Press Release6/15/2022

Summer with COTA: Take COTA to Stonewall Columbus Festival and March; Reroutes Announced for March

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is preparing to provide daily service for thousands attending the Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival and March events, June 17-19.

Participants can explore the best transit routes to get to the festivities at or by using the Transit app. COTA’s hours of operations are 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. with final downtown lineup each night at 10 p.m. Fare is only $2 per adult, $1 per child under 12 and children under age 5 ride at no charge. Customers can pay using COTA’s new digital fare payment system, through the Transit app or COTA Smart Card. Customers can also pay cash on board.

Reroute Information

On Saturday, June 18, the Stonewall Columbus Pride March steps off at 10:30 a.m. at Broad and High Streets in Downtown Columbus and travels up North High Street to the Short North. Lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 102, CMAX and Zoo Bus will be rerouted beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing through the end of the March. Transit stops will not be serviced during along the March route during the event.

Detailed information about COTA reroutes during Columbus Pride is available at and will be shared on COTA’s social media channels. For more information, please contact COTA Customer Care at (614) 228-1776.

Reroutes are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made by event and transportation officials.