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OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

Anne Evans Anne Evans OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

We regret to inform our members and partners that the Ohio Needs Transit Conference & Expo 2020 is cancelled. National, federal and state orders limiting public gatherings meant that our event could not go on as planned. We understand these drastic measures are to prioritize health and safety of the public and most importantly to […]

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OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

Anne Evans Anne Evans OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

We regret to inform our members and partners that the Ohio Needs Transit Conference & Expo 2020 is cancelled. National, federal and state orders limiting public gatherings meant that our event could not go on as planned. We understand these drastic measures are to prioritize health and safety of the public and most importantly to […]

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OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

Anne Evans Anne Evans OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference & OPTA Expo 2020 – cancelled

We regret to inform our members and partners that the Ohio Needs Transit Conference & Expo 2020 is cancelled. National, federal and state orders limiting public gatherings meant that our event could not go on as planned. We understand these drastic measures are to prioritize health and safety of the public and most importantly to […]

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Broad Street Ramps to Close, Future Phase of 70/71 Project Delayed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Broad Street Ramps to Close, Future Phase of 70/71 Project Delayed

Two ramps that connect I-71 to Broad Street Downtown will close permanently on April 9 – the I-71 South exit to Broad Street and the Broad Street onramp to I-71 North. The other two Broad Street ramps are due to close later in the year. All of the closing will be permanent, part of the […]

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For Essential Travel, COTA and CoGo Are Still Available (But Scooters Aren’t)

Brent Warren Brent Warren For Essential Travel, COTA and CoGo Are Still Available (But Scooters Aren’t)

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) announced more service adjustments yesterday. The agency announced its first Coronavirus-related changes on March 16, cutting back service on several suburban rush hour lines. Three days later COTA’s board approved making all bus rides free, and […]

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COTA Now Free, Passengers to Board at Rear Door

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Now Free, Passengers to Board at Rear Door

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) held an emergency meeting of its Board of Trustees this morning to vote on several actions it is taking in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The board approved the suspension of fares for all customers, effective immediately. The fares “will remain suspended during the coronavirus outbreak,” according to a […]

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COTA Cuts Service on Three Suburban Lines, More Changes Coming

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Cuts Service on Three Suburban Lines, More Changes Coming

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) announced the first of what will likely be a series of changes to its service as the agency adapts to the spread of COVID-19 in the area. Three lines will see reduced service starting today – Line 71 (Hilliard), Line 72 (Tuttle), and Line 73 (Dublin). More detailed information […]

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