COTA is Recommending Only Essential Travel Until Further Notice.

We are focused on the health, safety and well-being of our employees, customers and neighbors. We appreciate your patience as we continue to monitor the situation and adjust daily.


Tuesday, March 31. Service changes below.

Lines Not in Service

Line 13 Arlington/ 1st 

Line 21 Hilliard Rome

Line 25 Brice

Line 35 Dublin-Granville

Line 41 Crosswoods / Polaris

Line 42 Sharon Woods

Line 43 Westerville 

Line 44 Easton

Line 45 New Albany 

Line 46 Gahanna

Line 51 Reynoldsburg 

Line 52 Canal Winchester

Line 61 Grove City 

Line 71 Hilliard 

Line 72  Tuttle 

Line 73 Dublin

Line 74 Smoky Row 


Night Owl


Examples of Essential Travel

  • To obtain necessary services or supplies for yourself and your family and household members.
  • To and from work when no other travel alternatives are available.
  •  To engage in activities or perform tasks essential to your health and safety, or to the health and safety of your family or household members.
  •  To care for elderly, minors, dependents, persons with disabilities or other vulnerable persons.
  •  To and from educational institutions for purposes of receiving materials for distance learning, for receiving meals, and any other related services.
  •  To return to a place of residence from outside the jurisdiction.
  •  Required by law enforcement or court order. 

COTA is temporarily suspending fare collection for all trips. We are asking customers to enter and exit through the rear doors to encourage social distancing. ADA customers will board from the front.

These changes are to protect the health and safety of our customers and employees by encouraging social distancing, while maintaining mobility for essential trips.

For more information please check daily, subscribe to rider alerts or call COTA’s customer care center at 614-228-1776.