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The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is the regional public transit agency serving Columbus and other Central Ohio communities. More info can be found at cota.com.

Transportation Roundup: Electric Buses, Driverless Shuttles and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Transportation Roundup: Electric Buses, Driverless Shuttles and More

Taking a cue from our semi-regular Development Roundup feature, here are some smaller news items, proposals and updates from the transportation world that we’ve been following lately. Smart Columbus has selected French company EasyMile to operate its self-driving shuttle in Linden. The vehicles are ADA-accessible and can hold up to 15 passengers. Like the downtown […]

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The Confluence Cast: MORPC’s William Murdock

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: MORPC’s William Murdock

Is Columbus ever going to get light rail? Is that what Columbus really needs? Reporter Brent Warren sat down with Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission Executive Director William Murdock to discuss the work that MORPC does, where the region is going, the difference between developing a plan and implementing it, and how to ignite the conversation […]

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The Confluence Cast: The City of Whitehall

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: The City of Whitehall

Columbus’s suburbs will play a big role in how we’re able to grow in the future. Reporter Brent Warren sat down with Whitehall’s mayor Kim Maggard and Economic Development Director Zach Woodruff to discuss the new mixed-use development plans in Whitehall, how they believe they are uniquely positioned to grow in the years to come, and […]

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public meeting to discuss COTA’s Microtransit Pilot Project proposed for the Grove City

Anne Evans Anne Evans public meeting to discuss COTA’s Microtransit Pilot Project proposed for the Grove City

Public meeting to discuss COTA’s Microtransit Pilot Project proposed for the Grove City. Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will host a public information meeting regarding a pilot project to provide microtransit service to a portion of the Grove City area. Wednesday, May 8 City of Grove City Hall Council Chambers 4035 Broadway, Grove City, OH […]

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COTA May Service Change Public Comment Meeting

Anne Evans Anne Evans COTA May Service Change Public Comment Meeting

The Central Ohio Transit Authority will hold two public comment meetings this month regarding proposed COTA service adjustments that will be effective starting Monday, May 6, 2019: Thursday, January 17 William G. Porter Boardroom 33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215 Noon Thursday, January 24 William G. Porter Boardroom 33 N. High St., Columbus, OH […]

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COTA May Service Change Public Comment Meeting

Anne Evans Anne Evans COTA May Service Change Public Comment Meeting

The Central Ohio Transit Authority will hold two public comment meetings this month regarding proposed COTA service adjustments that will be effective starting Monday, May 6, 2019: Thursday, January 17 William G. Porter Boardroom 33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215 Noon Thursday, January 24 William G. Porter Boardroom 33 N. High St., Columbus, OH […]

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C-Pass Users Helping to Boost COTA Ridership

Brent Warren Brent Warren C-Pass Users Helping to Boost COTA Ridership

Downtown workers who have signed up for free bus passes through the C-Pass program have taken about 460,000 rides since the program launched in June. Those employees have had an impact on overall ridership, particularly as measured by how many people are traveling in and out of Downtown at rush hour. Numbers provided by the […]

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