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Moving Forward

Moving Forward is COTA President & CEO Joanna M. Pinkerton’s monthly message to the community. Her thoughts range from the future of mobility to COTA’s achievements in providing transit solutions for Central Ohio. Profiles of people working to improve transit are included along with links to news items and other related points of interest.

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February

02/28/2019  –  This is what it takes to be, and remain, the best partner for our community. Perpetual adjustment to changing landscapes, and a willingness to evolve and partner as the world of mobility evolves.

January

01/22/2019  –  Winter has finally arrived in full force – and COTA is here for you. COTA presents a safer way to travel when roads are icy or covered in snow. Study after study has demonstrated that buses are safer than cars, especially in difficult weather conditions.

December 2018

12/28/2018  –  As we look toward 2019, this act of generosity is an inspiration and a reminder that as Central Ohio thrives, we must keep our neighbors’ access to transportation top of mind or risk leaving people behind. Our collective success depends on the success of every person and family in this region.

October 2018

10/24/2018  –  The courage, skill, discipline and sacrifice of our nation’s service women and men is to be commended and COTA is proud to join our community in celebrating their service.

September 2018

09/25/2018  –  COTA had the honor of being presented with the Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award at the American Public Transportation System’s Annual Meeting. This distinction is the result of the ingenuity, hard work and service-oriented attitudes of our 1,150 employees. And that positive momentum doesn’t stop with this award.

August 2018

08/28/2018  –  We at the COTA were honored this month to be named the top midsize public transportation system in North America by the American Public Transportation Association. We stand ready to lead the mobility transformation in Central Ohio, advising and partnering with public and private entities to connect people with mobility services.