CMAX Bus Rapid Transit

CMAX: Central Ohio’s First Bus Rapid Transit Line

CMAX, COTA’s new service along Cleveland Avenue , launched on Jan. 1, 2018. CMAX combines convenience, reliability and technology to get customers where they need to go quickly.

CMAX Schedule

CMAX At a Glance

  • $48 million investment
  • Limited stops
  • Dedicated lanes on High Street during rush hours
  • Traffic signal priority from Fort Hayes to SR-161
  • Customer technology enhancements
  • Enhanced CMAX stations
  • New Northland Transit Center
  • Upgraded Northern Lights Park & Ride
  • Public artwork
  • LCD real-time bus information screens
CMAX Frequency Table

 CMAX Stops

CMAX connects customers to major destinations along Cleveland Avenue between downtown Columbus and Polaris Parkway/Africa Road.

Please Note: Beginning at 10 p.m. nightly, CMAX service will include all Line 6 stops north of downtown.

CMAX Marketing Map 12-7-17.