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August

Reroutes due to African American Male Wellness Walk August 10

08/09/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority service will be rerouted for  African American Male Wellness Walk beginning at 6:30 am on Saturday, August 10. Lines 1, 2, 10, 11, 22 will be rerouted…

July

Major Downtown Reroutes Due to Pelotonia August 2

07/31/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority service will be rerouted for Pelotonia Aug. 2-3 as bicyclists embark on rides of up to 200 miles to raise money in the fight against cancer…

COTA to Receive $2.6 Million in Federal Funding to Invest in Electric Buses & Infrastructure

07/28/2019  –  The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) a $2.6 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant to use toward COTA’s transition to diesel-free buses by 2025. The funds are part of the Federa…

COTA Launches Five-Year Strategic Plan to Advance Mobility and Opportunity in Central Ohio

07/28/2019  –  The COTA Board of Trustees recently announced it passed a resolution to adopt the Moving Every Life Forward COTA Strategic Plan 2019-2024, which provides the path COTA will…

Major Downtown Reroutes due to Jazz and Rib Fest July 19

07/18/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority customers should prepare for multiple delays and reroutes due to the Jazz and Rib Fest.  Reroutes will begin on Thursday, July 18 Expect delays on 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,…

COTA Plus Pilot Provides More Transit Access to Jobs, Health Care in Grove City

07/15/2019  –  The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) today launched COTA Plus, an on-demand microtransit that will provide first/last mile service in partnership with Grove City. The mobility option will operate as a one-year pilot and will offer customers with…

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Major Downtown Reroutes due to Dash for Donation July 13

07/11/2019  –  Central Ohio Transit Authority customers should prepare for multiple delays and reroutes due to the Dash for Donation 5k.…

June

33 N. High Street Lobby Closure July 8

06/24/2019  –  Purpose COTA is creating a customer experience center at our 33. N. High St facility that will provide a more hands-on and interactive way for you to learn what COTA has to offer. The center is designed to teach customers how to use our sys…

33 N. High Street Lobby Transformation

06/21/2019  –  COTA is creating a customer experience center at our 33. N. High St facility that will provide a more hands-on and interactive way for you to learn what COTA has to offer. The center is designed to teach customers how to use our system, offer speedy…

Bus it to the Ballpark with COTA and the Columbus Clippers this Summer

06/12/2019  –  Bus it to Ballpark BOOM! COTA riders get into Huntington Park for FREE when they ride on July 3.  Seat are general admission only.  To get the discount show one of the following things at the Clippers ticket window:…