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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 Takes Initial Step to Direct Transit Service Based on Community Need

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) announced today it will evaluate the mobility needs of the community and direct service to meet those needs. In order to enable the organization to do this, COTA leadership, with the support of COTA Board of […]

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 OSU vs. Nebraska

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is offering its popular express bus service to the Ohio State University home football game Saturday, Nov. 3, when the Buckeyes host the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Start time for the game is 12 p.m. Details of COTA’s service can be found […]

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 […]