GoBus — Rural Inter-City Bus Service
Serving: Athens, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Marietta, Parkersburg, Van Wert, Wooster and communities in between.
All of our buses are wheelchair accessible. Buses also lower or “kneel” at stops making boarding and de-boarding easier.
According to an article in the Columbus Dispatch on November 29, 2016, the latest accounting of carnage on the nation’s highways should be setting off alarms and causing greater investment in safer modes of travel. U.S. highway fatalities rose to 35,092 in 2015, according to the latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration accounting released in August, a 7.2 percent increase from the year before and the biggest jump in 50 years.
What if the central problem is that Americans are simply too car dependent? What if the best way to reduce fatal collisions was not to get in a car in the first place? What if people were offered a convenient, safer alternative?
Like many, Dublin’s Tristan Stover, a Columbus State student who rides the bus to and from school every day, wants online access all the time.
That can be difficult for those who don’t pay extra for unlimited internet access on their smart phone or other devices and for those who ride public buses.
Read the full article: COTA TO PROVIDE FREE WI-FI
The largest generation in U.S. history and the most multi-modal could be a game changer for public transportation and America’s transportation network as a whole. The millennial generation chooses the most practical transportation mode (driving, public transit, biking or walking) for each trip, and this flexible concept of mobility is spreading. According to the study Millennials and Mobility, nearly 70 percent of millennials, people 18 to 34, use multiple travel options several times or more per week.