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I Need Transportation

You don't need a car to get around Columbus. Walking, biking, bus, taxi are all easy options.

If you need transportation to or from a medical appointment, the agency or institution may be able to help. See the healthcare section of this website for more information.


The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) maintains a pedestrian and bicycling transportation plan and publishes an annual Bike User Map.


Franklin County is served by the Central Ohio Transit Authority, or COTA public bus system. Local one-way fares are $2, and buses accept bills and coins. Have exact change - no change is available on the bus. COTA also sells passes for 1 day, 7 days, and 31 days. Full rate information is available online, as are all routes, maps, and schedules. Or call 614.228.1776.


Franklin County is served by many taxi companies. Among the largest are:

  • Orange Cab
  • Yellow Cab
  • German Village Taxi
  • Shamrock Taxi