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COTA Will Return to Fares Beginning January 11

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will soon reinstate fares for customers after temporarily suspending them at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fares will resume Jan. 11 on all fixed-route transit lines and COTA//Plus services, and Feb. 1 for COTA Mainstream […]

COTA, Capital Crossroads SID and MORPC Renew C-pass Program Through 2025

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Downtown C-pass program, an innovative transit pass program for the Downtown Columbus workforce, has been officially renewed through December 31, 2025. The C-pass program is a partnership of the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District (CCSID), the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), […]

COTA to Increase Hours, Frequency, On-Demand Service Starting September 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will launch new service Monday, Sept. 21 to address the needs of a re-emerging workforce, ensure social distancing during travel and provide more equitable mobility options for communities. Several COTA lines were reduced or suspended at […]

COTA Named Outstanding Midsize Public Transit System in North America

COLUMBUS, Ohio — For the second time in three years, the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has earned the Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award, recognizing the organization as the best transit organization of its size in North America. The award was announced by the […]

COTA Honored Among Best U.S. Companies for Women

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Parity.org has released its 2020 Best Companies for Women to Advance List, including Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) among 35 nationally-recognized brands. Parity.org, which advocates for gender equality at the highest levels of business, releases its list each year to recognize companies […]

COTA Launches Zoo Bus Through Labor Day

Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) announced today that Zoo Bus is now available for the remainder of the summer. Zoo Bus is a popular summer transit service at COTA and an easy way to travel between downtown Columbus and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and […]

City Of Columbus, COTA and MORPC Launch LinkUs Central Ohio

The City of Columbus, Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), and Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) today unveiled LinkUS, a collaborative effort with private sector and neighborhood partners that allows for mobility implementation efforts within the region to be centered under an umbrella program. The LinkUS […]

COTA to Require Customers to Wear Masks

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Beginning Wednesday, April 15, COTA will require customers to wear secure masks covering their faces on all transit vehicles. Masks can be medical, homemade, scarves or bandanas. They must be secure and must cover the nose and mouth. The requirement is consistent […]