Take COTA to the OSU vs. Bowling Green Game
Avoid the Hassles of Traffic and Parking
COLUMBUS, OH–The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is offering its popular Express and Local bus
service to the Ohio State University home football game Saturday, Sept. 3, when the Buckeyes host the Bowling
Green Falcons. Start time for the game is noon.
COTA has once again partnered with the Ohio Expo Center to provide convenient, low-cost Park & Ride service
between the Expo Center at 17th Avenue and I-71, and 17th Avenue and Neil Avenue–approximately one block from
Ohio Stadium. Parking for the Bowling Green game is north of 17th Avenue. Buses will arrive approximately every
The cost to park at the Expo Center is $5. Roundtrip Express fare to Ohio Stadium is $5.50 for adults and $2 for
children. Children up to 12 years of age and under 48” ride free (limit three children per family).
COTA’s Expo Center Football Service begins operation three hours before kick-off. Return service begins after
the third quarter, and operates for two hours after game’s end. Drop-off location will be the same as the pick-up
Fans may take the football service bus without parking at the Expo Center for the same roundtrip fee of $5.50 per
adult. Fans parking RV’s at the Expo Center are also invited to take the Express bus.
Fans can park for free and board Express football service at COTA’s Crosswoods Park & Ride, 7460 Huntington
Park Drive, which will also operate three hours before and two hours after each home football game. Roundtrip
Express fare to Ohio Stadium is $5.50 per adult, and $2 per child.
More frequent Local line service from Downtown to Ohio Stadium will be available on Line 2 N. High and Line 18
Kenny bus lines. One-way fare on a Local line is $2.