2023 Service Changes

January

November 7, 2022 Changes

Line 3
Line 45


Service changes may include modifications to frequency, schedules, trip times, routing or stop locations. COTA modifies service three times per year on the first Monday of January, May and September.

Join COTA’s Service Planning team for public meetings to learn about the service changes that will begin on Monday, January 2, 2023.

Public Meetings for January 2023 Service Changes

Final January 2023 service changes will be announced in December. Learn more by joining one of our upcoming public meetings! There are four ways to attend and participate.

Meeting Dates

Thursday, December 8 at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, December 13 at 12 p.m. (noon)

In Person

COTA Downtown Boardroom at 33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215

Online via WebEx

Attend virtually on Tuesday, December 8 at 6 p.m.

Attend virtually on Thursday, December 13 at 12 p.m. (noon)

Facebook Livestream

Tune in live by visiting COTA’s Facebook page during the public meeting times.

Meeting recordings are also available on COTA’s Facebook page.

By Phone

Thursday, December 8 at 6 p.m.

Call 1-844-621-3956

Access Code: 2427 863 2385

Tuesday, December 13 at 12 p.m. (noon)

Call 1-844-621-3956

Access Code: 2437 481 2297

ROUTE CHANGES

We will be adjusting service on some lines in January. Select a line in the dropdown to learn more about how the changes may impact your travel.

The following changes will go into effect on January 2nd, 2023. If your route is not listed, the current service will remain.

1 Kenny/Livingston

Weekend service reductions based on operator shortage.

On Saturday, Line 1 will run every 20 minutes between Riverside Hospital and Reynoldsburg Park & Ride & every 40 minutes between Riverside Hospital and Carriage Place Shopping Center.

On Sunday, Line 1 will run every 30 minutes between Carriage Place Shopping Center and Reynoldsburg Park & Ride. Buses will lineup in downtown Columbus every 30 minutes to assist transferring passengers.

2 E Main/N High

Weekend service reductions based on operator shortage.

On Saturday, Line 2 will run every 20 minutes between Westview Turnaround and Great Eastern Shopping Center & every 40 minutes between Great Eastern and Main & Hanson.

On Sunday, Line 2 will run every 30 minutes between Westview Turnaround and Reynoldsburg Park & Ride. Buses will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every 30 minutes giving riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

3 Northwest/Harrisburg

All-day lineups on Sunday

On Sunday, Line 3 will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every hour to give riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

4 Indianola/Lockbourne

All-day lineups on Sunday

On Sunday, Line 4 will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every hour to give riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

5 W 5th Ave/Refugee

All-day lineups on Sunday & minor scheduling adjustments

Weekday trips will be adjusted to maintain on-time performance.

On Sunday, Line 5 will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every 30 minutes to give riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

6 Sullivant

All-day lineups on Sunday

On Sunday, Line 6 will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every 30 minutes to give riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

7 Mt Vernon

All-day lineups on Sunday

On Sunday, Line 7 will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every 30 minutes to give riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

8 Karl/S High/Parsons

Service reductions based on operator shortage.

Monday through Saturday Line 8 will run every 20 minutes between Boardwalk St & Shapter Ave and downtown Columbus & every 40 minutes along S High Street and Parsons Ave to the Great Southern Shopping Center.

On Sunday, Line 8 will run every 30 minutes between Boardwalk St & Shapter Ave and downtown Columbus & every hour along S High Street and Parsons Ave to the Great Southern Shopping Center. Buses will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every 30 minutes giving riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

9 W Mound/Brentnell

All-day lineups on Sunday

On Sunday, Line 9 will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every hour to give riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

10 E Broad/W Broad

Weekend service reductions based on operator shortage.

On Saturday, Line 10 will run every 20 minutes between Westwoods Park & Ride and Mt Carmel East Hospital and every 40 minutes between Mt Carmel East Hospital and Limited Brands.

On Sunday, Line 10 will run every 30 minutes between Westwoods Park & Ride and Limited Brands. Buses will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every 30 minutes giving riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

11 Bryden/Maize

All-day lineups on Sunday

On Sunday, Line 11 will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every hour to give riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

12 McKinley/Fields

Weekend routing change

On Saturday and Sunday, Line 12 will operate between the Fields Operations Center and downtown Columbus only. Weekday service will remain as is.

22 OSU-Rickenbacker

Frequency adjustment

On Sunday, Line 22 will operate every 30 minutes. Weekday and Saturday service will remain as is.

41 Crosswoods-Polaris

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 41 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #4085 located near the intersection of High Street & Rich Street instead.

42 Sharon Woods

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 42 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #4085 located near the intersection of High Street & Rich Street instead.

43 Westerville

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 43 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #4085 located near the intersection of High Street & Rich Street instead.

44 Easton

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 44 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #4085 located near the intersection of High Street & Rich Street instead.

45 New Albany

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 45 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #4085 located near the intersection of High Street & Rich Street instead.

46 Gahanna

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 46 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #4085 located near the intersection of High Street & Rich Street instead.

61 Grove City

Weekday routing change

In order to speed up trips for passengers, Line 61 will stay on Stringtown Rd in both directions. Travel on Gantz Rd will be discontinued. Use COTA//Plus Grove City for travel into the Southpark Industrial Complex.

71 Hilliard

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 71 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #1644 located on Main Street directly behind the Transit Terminal instead.

72 Tuttle

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 72 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #1644 located on Main Street directly behind the Transit Terminal instead.

73 Dublin

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 73 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #1644 located on Main Street directly behind the Transit Terminal instead.

74 Smoky Row

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 74 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #1644 located on Main Street directly behind the Transit Terminal instead.

75 Arlington/1st Ave

New end-of-line in downtown Columbus

Line 75 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #1644 located on Main Street directly behind the Transit Terminal instead.

102 N High/Polaris Pkwy

All-day lineups on Sunday & new end-of-line in downtown Columbus

On Sunday, Line 102 will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every hour to give riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

Line 102 will no longer use the COTA Transit Terminal located on Rich Street. Use stop #4085 located near the intersection of High Street & Rich Street instead.

CMAX

Service reductions based on operator shortage & minor scheduling adjustments

Weekday trips will be adjusted to maintain on-time performance.

On Saturday, CMAX will run every 20 minutes between downtown Columbus and Northland Transit Center and every 40 minutes between Northland Transit Center and Westerville.

On Sunday, CMAX will run every 30 minutes between downtown Columbus and Westerville. Buses will lineup near Spring Street Transit Terminal in downtown Columbus every 30 minutes giving riders a chance to easily transfer between lines.

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Previous Public Comment Meetings

Visit the links below to view recordings, presentations and transcripts from previous public comment meetings. These materials can be translated upon request.