COTA Welcomes NHL All-Star Guests
Free CBUS service extended to midnight for All-Star Game
COLUMBUS—The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is “lacing up” for NHL® All-Star Weekend. CBUS®
COTA’s free downtown circulator service, is extended until midnight on Sun., Jan. 25 to accommodate the
large number of people expected for the All-Star Game and festivities.
Guests are encouraged to ride the CBUS and enjoy the Brewery District, Downtown, the Arena District and the
Short North throughout All-Star Weekend, as well as use the CBUS to get to the game on Sunday, and back to
their cars and hotels after the game.
For more information, please visit cota.com/allstar or contact COTA at (614) 228-1776.
On Mon., Jan. 19, Willie O’Ree, an honored guest at the
30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Breakfast,
was introduced to the CBUS. O’Ree is the National
Hockey League’s Director of Youth Development and
hockey ambassador for NHL Diversity, a post he has held
since January 1998. A former Boston Bruin, O’Ree’s first
game on January 18, 1958 against the Montreal
Canadiens was historic, as he became the first black
person to play in the NHL.