Ride COTA to the Arnold Sports Festival
COLUMBUS—If you’re headed to the Arnold Sports Festival and want to avoid the hassle and cost of parking,
Visitors are encouraged to ride the CBUS®
to travel between the Arnold Sports Festival, hotels and their cars.
The CBUS is free to ride, and is a great way to enjoy the Brewery District, Downtown, the Arena District and
Short North throughout the weekend. CBUS operates during the following hours: Thursday, 7 a.m.-9 p.m.;
Friday, 7 a.m.-12 a.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-12 a.m.; and Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday evening, COTA’s Night Owl will also operate between Clintonville, Ohio State, Short North
and Downtown every 30 minutes from 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. Passengers can ride the Night Owl for $2 each trip.
REROUTES: Sunday, March 5
Due to the Arnold 5K and Arnold 5K Pump & Run events the morning of Sunday, March 5, the following
reroutes will occur:
CBUS will travel the regular route north on Front St., turn right on Long St., left on 4th St., left on 2nd
Ave., left on Summit St., take a layover on Summit at 2nd Ave., then begin the southbound trip.
From the temporary layover location on Summit at 2nd Ave., CBUS will continue south on Summit, into
rd St., turn right on Chestnut, left on High St., and resume the regular route south on High.
COTA AirConnect: Northbound
COTA AirConnect will travel the regular route north on Front St., turn right on Long St., left on 4th St.,
right onto the ramp for 670 East, and resume the regular route to the airport.
COTA AirConnect: Southbound
COTA AirConnect will travel the regular route to 670 West and exit at 3rd St., continue south on
rd St., and resume the regular route when crossing Chestnut.
Lines 2, 4 (Northbound only), 5, 7, 8, 11 and 18 will also be rerouted.
Reroutes are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made by event and
transportation officials. Please call COTA Customer Service at (614) 228-1776, or visit COTA.com/Alerts for
more information about service alerts. Thank you for your patience.