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Ride COTA to the Arnold Sports Festival

Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brandi Williams

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PRESS RELEASE

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

COTA CONTACT:

Lisa Myers

Public & Media Relations Manager

  (614) 275-5938

  (330) 607-6779

 

Ride COTA to the Arnold Sports Festival

COLUMBUS, OH—If you’re headed to the Arnold Sports Festival and want to avoid the hassle and cost of parking, ride COTA!

 

Visitors are encouraged to ride the CBUS® to travel between the Arnold Sports Festival, hotels and their cars. The CBUS is free to ride, and is a great way to enjoy the Brewery District, Downtown, the Arena District and Short North throughout the weekend. CBUS operates during the following hours: Thursday, 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m.-12 a.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-12 a.m.; and Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Friday and Saturday evening, COTA’s Night Owl will also operate between Clintonville, Ohio State, Short North and Downtown every 30 minutes from 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. Passengers can ride the Night Owl for $2 each trip.

 

REROUTES: Sunday, March 5

Due to the Arnold 5K and Arnold 5K Pump & Run events the morning of Sunday, March 5, the following reroutes will occur:

 

CBUS: Northbound

CBUS will travel the regular route north on Front St., turn right on Long St., left on 4th St., left on 2nd Ave., left on Summit St., take a layover on Summit at 2nd Ave., then begin the southbound trip.

 

CBUS: Southbound

From the temporary layover location on Summit at 2nd Ave., CBUS will continue south on Summit, into 3rd St., turn right on Chestnut, left on High St., and resume the regular route south on High.

 

COTA AirConnect: Northbound

COTA AirConnect will travel the regular route north on Front St., turn right on Long St., left on 4th St., right onto the ramp for 670 East, and resume the regular route to the airport.

 

COTA AirConnect: Southbound

COTA AirConnect will travel the regular route to 670 West and exit at 3rd St., continue south on

3rd St., and resume the regular route when crossing Chestnut.

 

Lines 2, 4 (Northbound only), 5, 7, 8, 11 and 18 will also be rerouted.

 

Reroutes are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made by event and transportation officials. Please call COTA Customer Service at (614) 228-1776, or visit COTA.com/Alerts for more information about service alerts. Thank you for your patience.

 

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The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is the regional public transit provider for Greater Columbus and central Ohio. With a service area of 1.2 million residents, COTA provides more than 18 million passenger trips per year, and employs more than 1,000 people.COTA operates throughout Franklin County, and parts of Delaware, Fairfield, Licking and Union counties. For more information about COTA, visit COTA.com or call (614) 228-1776.


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