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COTA #21 Night Owl Line Expands to German Village

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Starting on January 3rd, 2011, the Central Ohio Transit Authority will be expanding their #21 late-night weekend bus line southward through Downtown and into German Village.

“We are extending the Night Owl from simply running between Whetstone Park and the Arena District to include German Village and Brewery District,” said Beth Berkemer, Public and Media Relations Manager at COTA.

The Night Owl will run in 30 minute headways on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7pm through 3am. The expansion brings the bus southbound on High to Sycamore, where it will turn and head west to Front Street. The line will run northbound on Front through the Brewery District back up to Livingston where it will reconnect over to High Street.

“We are also going to start the new Night Owl hours for New Year’s Eve,” added Berkemer.

More information about all of the service changes taking place on January 3rd can be found in this Service Change Document (PDF). Information about the #21 can be found on Page 30 of the document.

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10 Responses to COTA #21 Night Owl Line Expands to German Village

  1. christin
    christin December 10, 2010 4:31 pm at 4:31 pm

    yay!  still not quite stumbling distance for me coming home since I’m all the way down in MV, but I won’t mind the walk to catch the Northbound.

  2. Jeftrokat
    Jeftrokat December 10, 2010 4:47 pm at 4:47 pm

    Outstanding!  I’m glad to see this trend continue!

  3. CMH Gourmand
    CMH Gourmand December 10, 2010 5:42 pm at 5:42 pm

    A VERY GOOD move in the right direction.

  4. tourist19
    tourist19 December 10, 2010 6:02 pm at 6:02 pm

    That is excellent!  Would be even more excellent if they came down to Whitter, then over to Front, but it’s a good start.

  5. sarahb
    sarahb December 10, 2010 6:51 pm at 6:51 pm

    this is great news! i used the #21 last weekend. great way to get home safely after a few drinks in the short north or soon german village:)

  6. bob.os December 10, 2010 8:37 pm at 8:37 pm

    That’s awesome.  Now if they could extend it to the North border of Beechwold so I could get to and from Bob’s Bar….

  7. ehill27 December 11, 2010 10:11 am at 10:11 am

    Good stuff.  Hope they can extend service beyond Fri-Sat next.

  8. melikecheese
    melikecheese December 13, 2010 10:06 am at 10:06 am

    Good news!  There are more places to have fun the the Short North on the weekends!

  9. boobah December 21, 2010 10:29 am at 10:29 am

    Leave requests for the extensions you want!  They really do log them and send them to COTA’s Planning Department – I swear! It has worked for me!

    (614) 228-1776

  10. mrsgeedeck December 28, 2012 1:16 pm at 1:16 pm

    Whomever thought to photoshop a little hat and tuxedo on the owl for the New Year’s ad is brilliant. Certainly gave me a laugh this afternoon!

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