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COTA President and CEO Announces Retirement

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA President and CEO Announces Retirement

Curtis Stitt, President and CEO of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) for the past five years, announced this morning that he will retire on September 30th. Stitt made the announcement at COTA’s Board of Trustees meeting, and also sent out an email explaining his decision and looking back on his 18 years as a […]

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Opinion: Transit Columbus Endorses COTA Levy Renewal

Elissa Schneider Elissa Schneider Opinion: Transit Columbus Endorses COTA Levy Renewal

There is no better way to put your finger on the pulse of Columbus than to move around it on COTA. While riding the bus, I learn more about my neighbors in a more meaningful way. I have time to take in the city-scape; the good and bad of Columbus unfolding as I stare out […]

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Transit Columbus to City: Don’t Skip Rail in Pursuit of Driverless Cars

Brent Warren Brent Warren Transit Columbus to City: Don’t Skip Rail in Pursuit of Driverless Cars

As recently as a year ago, it appeared that the stars were finally aligning (albeit slowly) for those hoping to see some sort of rail transit in Columbus. COTA’s NextGen initiative was laying out “premium transit corridors,” the city’s Connect Columbus plan was floating the idea of an underground light rail line through the Short North, and […]

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Pop-Up Project will Transform RiverSouth Alley to Pedestrian Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pop-Up Project will Transform RiverSouth Alley to Pedestrian Space

In just a couple of weeks, an underutilized alleyway in the RiverSouth neighborhood will take on a new life as a temporary pedestrian-centric outdoor amenity space, thanks to Transit Columbus — the same group that is currently installing the Parklet Project on Gay Street. Starting on June 9th, the block of West Cherry Street between […]

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Columbus Ranked 2nd Best City in US for Commuters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked 2nd Best City in US for Commuters

If rush hour traffic in Columbus seems bad, then perhaps it will make you feel a bit better to know that it’s literally worse just about everywhere else. According to new study from Trulia.com, Columbus ranks second in the country for best commute times, only trailing behind Buffalo, New York. “Residents of Columbus get an […]

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Parklet Project Coming to Gay Street This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Parklet Project Coming to Gay Street This Summer

The Downtown Parklet Project is relocating this year, moving from South Fourth Street to Gay Street for a two-month stint that will convert a single on-street metered parking spot into a multi-function pedestrian space to compliment area businesses and activities. In addition to the relocation, the project is being revamped a bit from its previous […]

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Transit Columbus Provides Transportation-Centric Voter Guide

Walker Evans Walker Evans Transit Columbus Provides Transportation-Centric Voter Guide

With the May primary just two weeks away, voters are becoming more and more inundated with campaign information, election ads, flyers, mailers, newsletters, yard signs and emails. With four mayoral candidates in the running, and around a dozen in the city council race, keeping track of who’s who can be a challenge even for those […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION