COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority)

Address:  33 N. High St.

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (614) 228-1776

Home Office:  Columbus, OH

Type of Service:  We will deliver quality transportation services

# of fleet vehicles:  

Description:  The Central Ohio Transit Authority is the regional public transit provider for greater Columbus and central Ohio.

Service Area:   With a service area of 1.2 million residents, COTA provides more than 18 million passenger trips annually.

Service Area Description:  Columbus and central Ohio

Hiring New Drivers:  Yes

Training Program For New Drivers: After you are hired, you must obtain a CDL temporary Class B permit before you begin training COTA’s Bus Operator training takes place for up to nine weeks.


  • Drivers receive excellent benefits, including a highly competitive salary, health insurance, vacation time and more
  • COTA offers tuition reimbursement after 1 year of service