Press Release4/28/2021

COTA to Restore Morning and Evening Express Service Starting May 3; Zoo Bus Also Returns This Summer

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will launch new service on Monday, May 3, restoring 14 express lines as commuters begin to return to the workplace.

The following transit lines are returning:

13        Arlington/ 1st Ave

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

COTA is also announcing the return of Zoo Bus this summer. Zoo Bus is a popular summer transit service at COTA and an easy way to travel between downtown Columbus and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay. Service begins Saturday, May 8 and will continue every weekend in May. Beginning Memorial Day, Zoo Bus will run daily through Labor Day.

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

For more information call COTA customer service at (614) 228-1776.