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COTA Launches Late Night High Street Bus Service on Thursdays

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA Launches Late Night High Street Bus Service on Thursdays

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) announced today the expansion of their late night “#21 Night Owl” weekend service to begin including Thursday service starting tomorrow, August 22nd. The #21 will run the same route on Thursdays between Clintonville and German Village, serving residents, visitors and students from 7pm to 3am. “The popularity of the […]

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COTA Launches Late Night Bus Service on West Broad Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA Launches Late Night Bus Service on West Broad Street

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) continues to add new service late into the weekend hours with the introduction of a new late night route on West Broad Street. Route number #222 is a new bus line launching tonight that connects Downtown Columbus with the Columbus Hollywood Casino from 7pm to 3am on Friday and […]

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The List: 5 Ways to go Car Free

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 5 Ways to go Car Free

It’s that time of year once again where everyone in Columbus is encouraged to ditch the car for 24 hours and utilize alternative transportation options to get around town. Car Free Day takes place tomorrow, September 21st and encourages residents to consider the environmental and financial benefits that come with other modes of transportation. So […]

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COTA Union to Revote on Agreement Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA Union to Revote on Agreement Today

The 4th of July marks the third day of a strike by The Transport Workers Union Local 208, which began on Monday and continued yesterday during Red White & Boom. Today could end up being the final day of the strike, as the union prepares to revote on the agreement today, according to COTA on […]

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COTA Strike Continues, No Bus Service for Red White & Boom

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA Strike Continues, No Bus Service for Red White & Boom

The Transport Workers Union Local 208 began a strike yesterday, bringing the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) bus service to a halt. Union leadership also reached a tentative agreement early yesterday morning with COTA administration, which would end the strike after one day if the contract was voted upon and approved by union members. Instead, […]

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COTA Service Disrupted by Bus Driver Union Strike

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA Service Disrupted by Bus Driver Union Strike

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has suspended public transit services until further notice as the Transport Workers Union Local 208 began their strike at 3am this morning. A new tentative agreement between COTA Administrators and the Union was reached early this morning, but the Union isn’t scheduled to vote on the agreement until 6pm this […]

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Challenge: Could You Go Five Days Using Alternative Transportation?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Challenge: Could You Go Five Days Using Alternative Transportation?

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) wants you to consider a challenge: could you go for five full days without driving alone? That’s the basis of their new “Five Days of Freedom” campaign, which is somewhat of an update to “Car Free Day” events held previous years. “Rather than asking the community to ditch cars […]

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