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COTA Ridership in 2019 Highest in 31 Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Central Ohio Transit Authority experienced another year of ridership growth in 2019, with the highest ridership since 1988. COTA’s total ridership in 2019 was 19,141,454 compared to 18,914,789 in 2018. That is a 1.2 percent increase and a 4 percent increase […]

Take COTA to March Madness This Weekend

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is getting ready for a busy weekend as Columbus hosts several first and second round games of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, March 22 and 24 at Nationwide Arena. COTA provides fans with a low-cost option to get to […]

COTA Celebrates Opening of CMAX with Ribbon Cutting and Panel Discussion

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) hosted a ribbon cutting, ceremonial ride and panel discussion to celebrate the opening of CMAX, the first Bus Rapid Transit line in central Ohio. In honor of the festivities, COTA also offered free CMAX fares to riders for the […]

COTA Offering Free CMAX Fares on Tuesday, January 23

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) invites customers to ride the new CMAX service for free next Tuesday, January 23. This second offering of free fares is in celebration of the CMAX Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on this day.

COTA Connects Linden Area to New Grocery Options

The Kroger located in Northern Lights Shopping Center is set to close on January 31, 2018. COTA can help you get to many new grocery options nearby!  View the map below for more information or call 614-228-1776. Plan your next trip at cota.com. What are […]

COTA Hosting CMAX Community Celebration This Saturday at Linden STEM Academy

This Saturday, January 6th, the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will host a Community Celebration at Linden STEM Academy in honor of the launch of CMAX. CMAX is a high-frequency, limited-stop service along Cleveland Avenue that launched on January 1st. CMAX Community Celebration Sat., Jan. […]