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A public transit advocacy group is planning on trying to get Columbus voters in 2020 to approve funding for construction of a light rail or rapid-transit system.  

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The Central Ohio Transit Authority is offering furloughed federal workers free 31-day bus passes while the partial government shutdown continues.  

nacentralohio.com

The Central Ohio Transit Authority has begun implementing service changes. 

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To celebrate their 75th anniversary, officials at The Columbus Foundation say they will offer free COTA bus rides on December 29th to six cultural institutions. 

Amazon made it official Tuesday - Columbus is out of the running to host the online retailer's second headquarters. 

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The Central Ohio Transit Authority and the union representing  drivers and mechanics have each ratified a 3-year-contract agreement. 

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A union representing Ohio bus drivers is threatening to strike if state lawmakers allow driverless busses onto local streets. 

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It's now yet clear how Columbus police will enforce new regulations on eletronic scooters and bicycles that City Council is expected to approve this coming Monday. 

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The Central Ohio Transit Authority has received national recognition for its service. 

nacentralohio.com

The union representing Central Ohio Transit Authority bus drivers, mechanics and other workers has rejected the agency's three-year contract offer. 

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The City of Columbus is spending 112 thousand taxpayer dollars to help fund a program giving free bus passes to an estimated 45 thousand qualified downtown Columbus workers. 

Columbus College of Art & Design students and teachers have transformed a COTA bus in the heart of downtown to promote art, discussion and transit. 

Unionized Central Ohio Transit Authority workers are waging a campaign against driverless buses. 

COTA Names New Leader

Mar 14, 2018
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The Central Ohio Transit Authority's board today named 47-year-old Joanna Pinkerton as the agency's new CEO. 

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is getting a 2.8 million dollar federal grant to pay for a program giving free bus passes to an estimated 45 thousand qualified downtown Columbus workers.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A former Columbus City Schools employee has pleaded guilty to stealing bus passes meant for low-income students. 

According to estimates, the Columbus population will grow by a million people by the year 2050. 

Whitehall Police

The State Auditor's office says a Whitehall man accused of selling stolen bus passes intended for the Columbus City School's neediest students has been charged with telecommunications fraud.

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Former Central Ohio Transit Authority president and longtime American Electric Power executive William Lhota has died.

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The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District recently approved plans to offer free bus passes to 43 thousand downtown workers to help alleviate parking woes starting next June.

The Central Ohio Transit Authority's board of trustees this week approved a plan for public transportation that will last through the year 2050.  

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The Central Ohio Transit Authority has named agency vice president Emille Wiiliams as interim president and CEO.

WCBE files

The Columbus School Board Tuesday approved new or amended contracts with the Central Ohio Transit Authority and private companies to handle a growing number of transportation requests by homeless families for students traveling between the city and suburban districts.

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Central Ohio Transit Authority President and CEO Curtis Stitt told the agency's board of trustees this morning he will retire on September 30th. 

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The Central Ohio Transit Authority launches a redesigned bus network next month.

The Central Ohio Transit Authority began a week-long series of public forums last night on changes to several routes, which are scheduled to begin on May 1st.

Democrats won five of the six contested Franklin County seats on the ballot Tuesday - two county commission seats, the treasurer, the clerk of courts, and the recorder.

Central Ohio Transit Authority

The Central Ohio Transit Authority’s board of trustees this week approved a 3 million dollar contract with a construction firm to build a new transit center on Cleveland Avenue south of State Route 161.

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The Columbus Board of Education last night voted to sell the vacant Southeast Career Center building to a nearby construction firm for just over 1 million dollars.

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Central Ohio Transit Authority officials and community leaders  ceremonially broke ground on the agency's first bus rapid transit line yesterday.

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