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 […]

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 […]

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 […]