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COTA Vote On Contract Sets Up Possible Labor Dispute

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The president of the union representing more than 600 COTA employees says the union is prepared to strike if necessary.
9:15AM
April
27, 2012

The president of the union representing more than 600 COTA employees says the union is prepared to strike if necessary.

COTA’s New Assessment Center Worries Disabled Riders

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On Wednesday the Central Ohio Transit Authority held a grand opening ceremony for its Mobility Services Facility on Fields Avenue in Columbus.
12:00AM
April
27, 2011

On Wednesday the Central Ohio Transit Authority held a grand opening ceremony for its Mobility Services Facility on Fields Avenue in Columbus. Mobility Services is the part of COTA that provides transportation for disabled riders under the “Mainstream” program. But the addition of a new assessment center has some disabled riders worried.

Megabus Expands Columbus Service

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12:00AM
April 4, 2011

The discount bus line Megabus says it will soon expand its Columbus service with daily departures to and from Pittsburgh. It’s one more sign that intercity bus transportation in the U.S. is making a comeback.

Columbus Schools Reduce Bus Routes

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August
25, 2010

Thousands of Columbus high school students have a different bus stop this year. The district consolidated bus routes.

Bus Accident Kills Kindergarten Student

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June
2, 2010

An eastern Ohio kindergarten student was killed this morning in a school bus accident.

Bus Ridership Hits Peak for Red, White & Boom

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July
2, 2009

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is preparing for its biggest one-day ridership of the year: shuttling passengers to and from Red White and Boom.

Crash with School Bus Kills Two in SUV

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12:00AM
October 2, 2008

Police say two people were killed when a SUV collided with a school bus this morning in northwest Columbus.

School Districts Try Fuel Saving Measures

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July
30, 2008

Recent surveys show school districts across the country are feeling the pinch of higher fuel prices. Some are considering a four-day school week while others plan to eliminate field trips to save money. In Central Ohio, districts are trying a variety of approaches to save on fuel.

COTA Puts 26 Old Buses on the Auction Block

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12:00AM
February 29, 2008

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is putting some old buses on the auction block Saturday.

Bluffton players get scooters

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March
20, 2007

Some injured players on the Bluffton University baseball team are back in school following a tragic bus accident. The players are finding it a little easier to get around with a little help from some good Samaritans.