COTA to Launch May Service Improvements on Monday

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) will launch its latest service change on Monday, May 6, 2024. Timetables for each transit line will be available online at

Beginning Monday, COTA will make adjustments to the following transit lines to improve on-time performance:

1    Kenny/Livingston

4    Indianola/Lockbourne

8    Karl/S. High/Parsons

22  OSU Rickenbacker

43  Westerville

72  Tuttle

73  Dublin


COTA will also improve frequency on the following lines:

3    Northwest/Harrisburg

7    Mt. Vernon

23  James/Stelzer

34  Morse

Additionally, some minor changes will be made to routes to improve efficiency:

9    W. Mound/Brentnell

12  McKinley/Fields

71  Hilliard

Zoo Bus will also return 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 11, and will continue every weekend in May. Beginning Memorial Day, Zoo Bus will run 7 days a week through Labor Day.

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