COTA Announces September Service Changes Begin Monday; Zoo Bus Extended Through October for Weekend Service

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will launch its latest service change on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. Timetables for each transit line are available online at

COTA will make scheduling and/or frequency adjustments on the following transit lines:

1          Kenny / Livingston

2          N High / E Main

3          Northwest / Harrisburg

4          Indianola / Lockbourne

10        E Broad / W. Broad

31        Hudson

41        Crosswoods – Polaris

42        Sharon Woods

43        Westerville

44        Easton

45        New Albany

46        Gahanna

51        Reynoldsburg

52        Canal Winchester

61        Grove City

71        Hilliard

72        Tuttle

73        Dublin

74        Smoky Row

75        Arlington / W. 1st Ave.

102      Polaris Pkwy / N High



COTA makes changes to its service three times a year, on the first Monday of January, May and September. Changes include schedule adjustments to improve travel times, modified service, as well as construction-related route changes.

Additionally, Line 6 will discontinue service on Cleveland Avenue and will serve customers from Downtown to Lincoln Village. Customers on Cleveland Avenue will use CMAX, which provides more frequent service. Line 6 will be renamed “SULLIVANT.”

Line 24 Hamilton will return to a single operating pattern between Easton Transit Center and Rickenbacker. Passengers no longer need to transfer at the Eastland Mall to continue to Rickenbacker.

After Labor Day, Zoo Bus will also begin weekend-only service through Sunday, Oct. 30. Zoo Bus is a popular transit service at COTA and an easy way to travel between downtown Columbus and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay. COTA will deliver five trips a day on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

For more information, call COTA customer service at (614) 228-1776 or learn more about all of COTA’s services at