Celebrate Independence Day with COTA
Zoom to the BOOM with COTA on July 3 and
Catch the CBUS on July 4
COLUMBUS—The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will provide expanded transportation service
to Red, White and BOOM! on Friday, July 3 on Local lines, Express lines from Park & Rides, the Night
Owl and the CBUS®
Before the fireworks, there will be an improved frequency of service traveling Downtown on most Local lines
until approximately 9:00 p.m. Express service to Downtown from select Park & Ride locations will begin at 5:30
p.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m.
After the fireworks, Local and Express line buses will leave Downtown from designated Red, White and
BOOM! boarding zones at approximately 10:45 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and midnight. Boarding zones will be posted
in downtown High St. bus shelters. Riders can also look for COTA employees wearing “We move people.
People move us.” t-shirts and yellow safety vests.
COTA riders can attend Ballpark BOOM at Huntington Park for free by showing a valid COTA Park &
Ride wristband, valid COTA Pass, valid 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. For more
information about Red, White & BOOM! service, visit COTA.com/BOOM. For more information about Ballpark
BOOM at Huntington Park, click here.
The CBUS will also run on July 4 from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. this year. All other COTA service will operate on a
Holiday/Sunday schedule on July 4.