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COTA Ridership in 2019 Highest in 31 Years

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Ridership in 2019 Highest in 31 Years

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) posted another year of steady ridership gains, with more total rides on the system in 2019 than during any year since 1988. The positive trend line started after 2017, the year that COTA redesigned its bus network. In 2018, COTA rolled out two major initiatives – the CMAX line […]

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UPDATED Tattoo and Bike Contest

  UPDATED Tattoo and Bike Contest

No Cages Harley-Davidson in Plain City, Ohio is having a Tattoo and Custom Bike Contest, August 25, 10-4!! Prizes for both. OR come on out and get some ink – on-site tattoos provided by 22 Caliber Tattoo Studio. Ladies get your nails done by Polish Nails Spa. Roll on in on your wheels or view […]

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COTA Ridership on the Rise in 2011

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA Ridership on the Rise in 2011

The Central Ohio Transit Authority announced today that their ridership levels for 2011 are showing an increase of 8.6 percent over levels in 2010. In 2010, COTA provided over 17 million rides and is on pace to break 18 million rides by the end of 2011. “People are continuing to try public transit,” said Bill […]

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COTA Ridership Up Significantly in 2008

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: COTA’s Growth Outpaces Transit Agencies in Ohio and Nationally The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) provided over 16.4 million passenger trips in 2008, an increase of nearly 10 percent over 2007.  On an average weekday, 57,000 passenger trips are taken on COTA. Nationally, public transit ridership was up 4 percent in 2008 according […]

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Final Results from the 2008 COTA Challenge

Walker Evans Walker Evans Final Results from the 2008 COTA Challenge

If you haven’t been following along, Jeff Johnson began a project last January that he calls “The COTA Challenge“. He wanted to see how much money he could save on gasoline and car costs over the course of an entire year by riding the bus as much as possible. Jeff posted a lot of blog […]

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