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