614NOW

COTA Considering Light Rail from Franklinton to Columbus State

COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority) has identified and is currently considering three corridors best suited for a potential light rail transit system.

The three corridors are:

  • East Main Street
  • North High Street
  • Franklinton to Columbus State

These routes stand out because of the ridership, development, cost and a few other factors that apparently make them the best chance to land the federal funding needed to go forward with the project.

 

COTA is hoping to finalize plans for the NextGen transit project by this summer. Mass transit has been a hot topic for Columbus — with residents interested in everything from a subway or commuter rail system to streetcars and bus rapid transit.

To read more about COTA’s plans for NextGen transit, click here.

Comments

Follow us. Seriously.

You might even win stuff like free meals and concert tickets.

Get the daily email!

614NOW Daily: Treat Yo' Inbox!

email-01

Missing out sucks. That's why our daily email is so important. You'll be up-to-date on the latest happenings and things to do in Cbus + be the first to snag our daily giveaways


Follow us