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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.

COTA willing to run streetcars, sees benefits

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The Dispatch wrote COTA willing to run streetcars, sees benefits Tuesday, April 1, 2008 BY TIM DOULIN COTA is willing to operate and maintain the streetcar system if it is built, said William Lhota, COTA’s president and chief executive. COTA has talked with the city, he said. “I think it is a positive because it […]

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COTA bus ridership continues upswing in 2008

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Columbus Local News wrote COTA bus ridership continues upswing Published: Saturday, March 22, 2008 As gasoline prices are the highest Central Ohio residents have seen in recent memory, and more cyclists hit the road and trails, COTA ridership continues to increase. In January, ridership was at 1.29 million, an increase of 4.7 percent from January […]

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COTA on the money with 2007/2008 budget

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Cranky Commuter wrote COTA on the money Posted by Tim Doulin on January 23, 2008 Central Ohio Transit Authority’s operating budget finished in the black in 2007, and will carry over about $3.3 million. And the bus company begins this year collection of the 10-year, 0.25 percent levy approved by voters in 2006. That […]

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19 Days into Urban In-Fill’s COTA Challenge

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Urban In-Fill wrote 19 Days January 19, 2008 by Jeff Nineteen days into the month and I’ve only used the car three times, and those times were for trips to and from work. Late hours and Sundays, when limited COTA schedules are the culprit. I’ve put a total of $30 in gas in the tank […]

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COTA rings in 2008 with service changes

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Cranky Commuter wrote COTA changes Posted by Tim Doulin on January 4, 2008 It’s a new year and Central Ohio Transit Authority is implementing service changes Monday. Schedule adjustments are being made to 22 routes. Additional trips are being added to the following express routes: No. 29 Polaris, No. 33 North Central, No. 39 […]

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Gas prices help COTA attract riders

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Gas prices help COTA attract riders Saturday, November 17, 2007 BY TIM DOULIN Like the price of gasoline, the number of people taking the bus is up. COTA ridership has increased about 5.2 percent since Aug. 27, compared with the same period last year. The number of passenger boardings rose for 11 […]

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ColumbusING rebrands COTA as MOTO

Walker Evans Walker Evans

ColumbusING wrote MOTO Published by David October 20th, 2007 We here at ColumbusING just got the exclusive on some really exciting things going on at COTA… or, I’m sorry… MOTO! First things first… better not call her COTA anymore, call her MOTO and she is ready to go! BTW, MOTO stands for Mid Ohio Transit […]

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