The Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) summer service began May 1. Most CABS routes run reduced bus service Monday - Friday, with no service overnight, on the weekends and on university holidays. The Med Center Express and Overnight On-Demand service at the Wexner Medical Center continue to run its normal schedule during this time. The North Express and the Overnight and Weekend routes does not run during the summer. View CABS summer service times .
The Ohio State University is asking qualified planners to step forward to help create a new phase of parking and transportation infrastructure for the future.
According to a request for qualifications filed with the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, Ohio State wants to build upon the high-level parking and transit plans drafted up in the original Framework 2.0 master plan in early 2017.
WOSU recently sat down with Beth Snoke, Ohio State's director of Transportation and Traffic Management, to discuss an RFP for shared mobility devices. The news outlet reported that Ohio State is seeking bids from companies that rent shared mobility devices like bikes and scooters. The RFP, or request for proposals, lays out what Ohio State expects of the vendors hoping to do business on campus.
The Columbus Dispatch recently wrote about new sustainable transportation investments throughout Ohio as a result of a national settlement against Volkswagen.
The news outlet said, Ohio’s share of the settlement is $75.3 million. Ohio State will retire six 2002 diesel buses and replace them with CNG buses that will arrive in July. Settlement funds will pay for half of the roughly $3 million cost.
“We’re committed to compressed natural gas,” said Beth Snoke, Ohio State's director of Transportation and Traffic Management. “It’s a resource that we have readily available.”
Students will be moving out of residence halls the week of April 29. The spring 2019 move out campus-wide event date is Tues. April 30, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Parking lots, garages, loading zones and roadways will be busier than normal during this time. If you plan to be on campus, it is recommended that you do not move your vehicle during the day if you do not have to. Traffic delays are anticipated. Please note that normal parking restrictions still apply during move-out.
The Capital City Half Marathon will take place on Saturday, April 27, from approximately 8 a.m. to noon. Several streets, including portions of Lane Avenue, High Street, Olentangy River Road and Neil Avenue, will be closed at various times. Campus will be accessible only from the west, via Lane Avenue to Fyffe Road to Woody Hayes Drive or northbound State Route 315 to Med Center Drive. The Overnight and Weekend route will use Woodruff Avenue to College Road and will not service the Archer House and Taylor Tower bus stops. Riders in this area should use the Knowlton...
The Buck-I-Run 5k road impacts will occur Friday, April 12 from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. During this time, rolling closures will occur along Tuttle Park Place, between Annie and John Glenn Avenue and Woody Hayes Drive. The Buckeye Village route will not service the RPAC, University Hall and Arps bus stops during this time.
On Friday (3/8), multiple events will impact roadways on and around campus, especially in the afternoon. Traffic delays and short-term lane closures are anticipated. Intermittent closures of High Street, between Lane and 12th Avenue, will occur. Motorists should plan accordingly and allow additional time for travel. CABS routes may experience delays during this time.
The Schottenstein Center will host multiple OHSAA tournaments March 2019. Please see dates below.
March 7 – 9: Boys Wrestling March 14 – 16: Girls Basketball March 21 – 23: Boys Basketball
During the tournaments, students, faculty and staff are encouraged to arrive early and not move your vehicle throughout the day.
Please plan ahead and allow additional travel time on these dates. Significant traffic delays are anticipated along Ackerman Road, Lane Avenue, Kenny Road, Fred Taylor Drive, Olentangy River Road, SR-315 and adjacent roads. Follow the instructions of law enforcement and event signage.
Although Ohio State closed on Jan. 30 because of dangerous wind chills, the Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) continued to provide transportation services to those who were out on campus in the wintery conditions. Watch NBC4i's story to learn more about CABS driver Don Borton and his day, alongside many others across the university, helping students, faculty and staff.