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April

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO-Major Reroutes due to Cap City Half Marathon April 27

04/24/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority customers should multiple delays and reroutes due to the OhioHealth Cap City Half Marathon.  Reroutes will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27. Expect dela…

Take COTA to COSI’s Big Science Celebration

04/24/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority will be the official ride partner for COSI’s Big Science Celebration, Saturday, May 4 at COSI and Genoa Park. The Big Science Celebration is the grand finale of a four-day…

COTA May Service Change Public Information Meetings Scheduled for April 11 & 16

04/05/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will host two public information meetings regarding COTA service changes that will be effective Monday, May 6, 2019: Thursday, April 11 William G. Porter Boa…

March

COTA President/CEO Joanna M. Pinkerton Appointed to TRC Board of Directors

03/25/2019  –  Joanna M. Pinkerton, President/CEO of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), was appointed to Transportation Research Center Inc.’s (TRC) Board of Directors. TRC is an affiliate of The Ohio State University and Pinkerton previously served as Ch…

Take COTA to March Madness This Weekend

03/20/2019  –  The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is getting ready for a busy weekend as Columbus hosts several first and second round games of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, March 22 and 24 at Nationwide Arena. COTA provides fans with a low-cost…

New trips available on Line 72 beginning March 25

03/19/2019  –  Beginning March 25, 2019, COTA will offer an additional morning and evening trip to eliminate overcrowding. One existing trip will be adjusted to best serve our customers.…

2018 COTA Annual Report Now Available

03/18/2019  – 

Major Downtown Reroutes due to St. Patrick’s Day Parade March. 17

03/14/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority customers should multiple delays and reroutes due to the St. Patrick's Day Parade.  Reroutes will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17. Expect delays on 1, 2,…

Major Reroutes due to Coalition of Immokalee Workers March 8.

03/06/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority customers should multiple delays and reroutes due to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers March. Reroutes will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8. Expect delays on Lines 1, 2, 2…

COTA President/CEO Joanna Pinkerton Appointed Chair of DriveOhio Government Advisory Board

03/05/2019  –  The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is pleased to announce that President/CEO Joanna Pinkerton, PE, has been appointed chair of DriveOhio’s Government Advisory Board. She will lead the board representing l…