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Fourth COTA Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

COLUMBUS, Ohio — COTA has been informed that a fourth employee, a transit vehicle operator, has tested positive for COVID-19. The operator last drove a transit vehicle April 29, practicing social distancing and wearing a protective facial mask. The individual has been asymptomatic and was […]

Major Downtown Reroutes due to Pride Festival and Parade June 15

Central Ohio Transit Authority customers should prepare for multiple delays and reroutes due to the Stonewall Pride Parade and Festival. Reroutes will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14 for festival set-up. Parade street closures will begin at 5 a.m. on Saturday, June 15. […]

Reroutes due to Our Lady of Guadalupe Parades Dec. 9

Reroutes on Lines 3, 6 and 9 will be in place this Sunday, Dec. 9 beginning at 9 a.m. due to the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parade. The parade will begin and end at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church. Reroute Details COTA apologizes for […]

Downtown reroutes due to Columbus Hungry Turkey Run Nov. 24

Central Ohio Transit Authority customers should expect delays and reroutes in the downtown area due to the Columbus Hungry Turkey 5K/15K.  The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 24  starting and ending at Genoa Park. Expect delays on Lines 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, […]

COTA receives $400,000 alternative fuels grant

The Central Ohio Transit Authority has received a $400,000 alternative fuels vehicle conversion grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. The funds will be used for components of 18 buses powered by compressed natural gas that COTA will order in 2018 for delivery in early […]