COTA to Interview Four Candidates for CEO PostBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
Four candidates will be interviewed to be the next CEO of the Central Ohio Transit Authority.
COTA Will Not Raise Fares in 2018By Brent Warren | | No Comments
The Central Ohio Transit Authority announced today that there will be no increase in fares in 2018.
COTA Considering Fare Hike for 2018By Brent Warren | | No Comments
The Central Ohio Transit Authority is considering raising the price of a bus ride in Columbus for the first time since 2012. A plan being presented by COTA in a series of public meetings this week calls for raising the standard fare from $2 to either $2.50 or $2.75.
Interview: Curtis Stitt on his Tenure at COTA and the State of Public Transit in ColumbusBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
Curtis Stitt’s last day at the helm of the Central Ohio Transit Authority was September 29. His five years as president and CEO capped nearly 19 in all at the agency.
Capital Crossroads Makes Pitch for Free Bus Pass Program for Downtown WorkersBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District is betting that a modest program can help to revitalize Downtown while also putting a dent in Columbus’ infamous “car culture.”
Locally Produced Film Tackles Transit Access as Civil Rights IssueBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
In 2011 the city of Beavercreek, Ohio refused a request from the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority to extend an existing bus line an additional three stops. What sounds like a minor local news story turned into much more.
Smart Columbus Update: More Funding Secured, New “Chief Innovation Officer” to Lead EffortBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
When Columbus was announced as the winner of the $40 million federal Smart City grant last summer, much was made of the additional $90 million in matching resources that were secured from local corporate and institutional partners. The city announced last week that it has secured additional commitments.
COTA Reveals New Transit Recommendations, Looks for FeedbackBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
The Central Ohio Transit Authority started its NextGen initiative nearly two years ago, hoping to lay out a long-term vision for the future of transit in the region.
COTA Prepares for Rollout of Redesigned Bus NetworkBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
The bus network in Columbus is about to change in a big way, and the Central Ohio Transit Authority is working hard to get the word out before the new routes take effect on May 1.
City Looking for Feedback on New Short North Parking RulesBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
The City of Columbus is moving forward with at least one of the recommendations from its wide-ranging Short North Parking Study.
Initial Planning Starts for Rail Corridor to Chicago, Columbus Not Part of EffortBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
The plan to build a high-speed rail corridor connecting Columbus and Chicago took a small step forward yesterday, although Columbus’s level of involvement in the project is in question.
City Set to Unveil Transportation RecommendationsBy Brent Warren | | No Comments
After a year and a half of public meetings, provocative ideas, and at least one significant delay, the City of Columbus is set to unveil the final recommendations of their Connect Columbus initiative.