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Zoom to Red, White and BOOM! on COTA

06/28/2018


COTA will provide expanded public transportation to Red, White & BOOM! on Tues., July 3 with express service from Park & Rides, local service and extended CBUS  service.

Express service to Downtown from select Park & Ride locations will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m. Before the fireworks, there will be an improved frequency of service traveling Downtown on most local service until approximately 9 p.m.

After the fireworks, buses will leave Downtown from designated Red, White & BOOM! boarding zones at approximately 10:45 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and midnight. Boarding zones will be posted in downtown High Street bus shelters. Riders can also look for COTA employees wearing white “ZOOM to BOOM” t-shirts.

COTA riders can attend Ballpark BOOM at Huntington Park for free by showing a valid COTA Park & Ride wristband, valid COTA Pass, C-pass credential, BuckID or CCAD ID!

COTA’s customer service call center will offer extended hours on July 3 from 6 a.m.-midnight, to assist customers with their transportation needs. To reach Customer Service, call (614) 228-1776. Here’s more information about Red, White & BOOM! service. For more information about Ballpark BOOM at Huntington Park, click here.

Boom reroutes

Here is a complete list of reroutes for Red, White & Boom. They begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 30.

July 4 service

In observance of Independence Day, the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will operate Holiday Service on Wed., July 4. When COTA operates Holiday Service, bus lines operate on their Sunday schedules.

CBUS will operate from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on Independence Day.

COTA’s Customer Service call center will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Independence Day. Customer Service can be reached at (614) 228-1776. The Pass Sales Office at 33 N. High St., will be closed on Independence Day.

COTA operates Holiday/Sunday Service on the following holidays throughout the year: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Additional information about COTA service to Red, White & BOOM!:

CBUS

The CBUS will run until midnight on July 3 to serve passengers attending Red, White, and BOOM!

Local Service

Fares Each Way – Cash Only accepted on the bus:

$2.00–Adults 13 & up

$1.00–Children 48” tall and over and under 13 years of age, and for Senior/Key ID card holders

FREE–ADA ID card holders

FREE–Children up to 48” tall (limit three with adult family member – additional children $1.00 each per trip)

COTA will offer extended, more frequent service on Lines 1, 2, 2L, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 & CMAX.

Park & Ride Service

Round-trip Express Fares – Cash Only accepted on the bus:

$5.50–Adults 13 & up

$2.00– Children 48” tall and over and under 13 years of age, and for Senior/Key ID card holders

FREE – ADA ID card holders

FREE – Children under 48” tall (limit three FREE with adult family member, $2.00 each additional)

Service provided to and from the following COTA Park & Ride facilities:

North

Crosswoods Park & Ride

7460 Huntington Park Dr., Columbus, OH 43235

At Crosswoods Center NE of 270/N. High St.

Served by Line 41 Crosswoods/Polaris; Local Line 2L N High / Polaris Pkwy

After the show, catch Line 41 on Chestnut between High & 3rd. Catch Line 2L on High at Spring.

Northwest

Worthington Kilbourne High School

1499 Hard Rd., Columbus, OH 43235

Between Linworth & Smoky Row

Served by Line 50 Worthington Kilbourne

After the show, catch Line 50 at N. High & E. Nationwide.

Olentangy/Bethel Park & Ride

4990 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43214

Just south of Bethel

Served by Line 62 Olentangy/Bethel

After the show, catch Line 62 at Spring Street Terminal at W. Spring & Wall.

Northeast

Gahanna Park & Ride 

Northwest corner of Agler & Stygler (on Agler), Gahanna, OH 43230

Served by Line 46 Gahanna

After the show, catch Line 46 at E. Broad & S. 3rd.

Westerville Park & Ride

312 W. Main St., Westerville, OH 43081

East of Cleveland at Collegeview Rd.

Served by Line 43 Westerville

After the show, catch Line 43 on Chestnut between High & 3rd.

East/Southeast

Reynoldsburg Park & Ride

2100 Birchview Dr., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Near Birchview Dr. & Eastgreen Blvd.

Served by Line 51 Reynoldsburg; Local Line 1 Kenny / Livingston

After the show, catch Line 51 at S. High & W. State across the street from the Statehouse. Catch Line 1 at Broad and High in front of COTA’s Administrative Office.

West/Southwest

Grove City Park & Ride

2321 Old Stringtown Rd., Grove City, OH 43123

Southwest corner of Stringtown & Parkmead Dr.

Served by Line 61 Grove City; Local Line 3 Northwest / Harrisburg

After the show, catch Line 61 at S. High & W. State streets across the street from the Statehouse. Catch Line 3 at Broad and High in front of COTA’s Administrative Office.

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