On Saturday (4/15), the spring football game begins at 12:30 p.m. Motorists should anticipate heavier than normal traffic on highways and streets around campus and increased demand for parking on Saturday. Football shuttles will provide service between the Mount Hall Loop on West Campus and the Sisson Footbridge, west of the Olentangy River, from 9 a.m. until one hour after the spring football game. CABS will suspend all service from 10 a.m. until one hour after the game.
Ohio State’s new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station has officially opened. The university initially broke ground on the station – the first of its kind for an Ohio university - in July 2016 . The station will serve the university’s Department of Transportation and Traffic Management, as well as the City of Columbus, and may be utilized by additional university, state agency and central Ohio municipalities.
Ohio State’s Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) will fuel a portion of its fleet at the $3 million CNG station with long-term plans to transition all CABS buses and other fleet...
Beginning as early as Friday (3/31) at approximately 6 p.m. and continuing through Sunday (4/9) evening, Woodruff Avenue, between Tuttle Park Place and Scott House, will be closed to thru-traffic for utility work. Access to the Scott House loading dock will be maintained. Vehicular traffic will be detoured to Lane Avenue.
The Campus Loop South, North Express and Buckeye Village will be rerouted via westbound 19th Avenue, southbound Neil Avenue, westbound Annie and John Glenn Avenue and northbound Tuttle Park Place.
The Campus Loop North will be rerouted southbound Tuttle Park Place and eastbound Annie and John Glenn...
A bright blue bus is making its way around the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University. The bus is more than a way for students to get around campus; it’s a research platform that could lead to a cleaner campus of the future.
Friday was the first trip around campus for a new hydrogen fuel cell bus. It’s part of the Campus Area Bus System fleet and is on loan from the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority for one year.
Ohio State President Michael V. Drake was one of the first passengers on the bus. He joined...
In June 2016, Campus Partners and the university announced a comprehensive vision for the 15th Avenue and High Street area, and construction on the east side of High Street is underway. High Street work will begin Monday (3/27), scheduled to be completed by August 2017. The work, which will build a new storm sewer system, will require lane restrictions on parts of High Street, allowing one lane to remain open in each direction. The restrictions will begin at 13th Avenue and move north in rolling 250 ft increments.
The Ohio Union Activities Board is hosting a concert on the evening of Friday, March 31, in the Northwest Stadium lot. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. and continuing through the end of the concert (approximately 11:30 p.m.), Cannon Drive, between Woody Hayes Drive and the West Stadium lot, will be closed. Please note that vehicular access will be maintained to Lincoln and Morrill Towers, as well as the Drake Performance and Event Center. During this time, the CABS Campus Loop North and Campus Loop South will be rerouted along John Herrick Drive.
The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is launching a redesigned bus network on May 1. Service in the Ohio State area will increase along Lane Avenue, High Street, King Avenue, and to the Wexner Medical Center, by discontinuing service in areas well-served by CABS including Woodruff Avenue and College Road. This coordinated effort aims to reduce congestion on campus and improve connectivity between COTA and CABS.
For additional questions about COTA service and upcoming changes associated with this Transit System Redesign (TSR), please contact COTA at TSR@cota.com or call (614)308-4400 .
Transportation and Traffic Management (TTM) has partnered with The Ohio State University’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering of the College of Engineering on a project that will help the research team obtain a wider range of air quality data across Ohio State’s Columbus campus. In collaboration with TTM, the college of engineering team mounted an air quality sensor suite and accompanying hardware on top of a CABS bus, which is now collecting data. Currently, the regulatory monitoring of air quality occurs from a few stationary sites that are spaced far apart, which limits the ability...
In June 2016, Campus Partners and the university announced a comprehensive vision for the 15th Avenue and High Street area and construction on the east side is under way. The work, which will update infrastructure to benefit the neighborhood, will require maintenance-of-traffic signage and fencing around the construction area east of High Street, beginning March 22 or 23. Campus Partners will provide updates throughout the project.
Brett Seekely is traveling his way through the ranks in TTM. Seekely was recently promoted to Transit Operations Coordinator, where he oversees the daily route plans of CABS. Seekely started as a student driver in March 2012, while studying music at The Ohio State University, and has been a TTM employee ever since.
"I did not think I would be where I am today back when I started as a student driver. I thought it was just going to be a student job and it turned into a lot more and I enjoy doing it," Seekely said....