Central Ohio ITS Technology Deployment

This project is phase two of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) program to develop and deploy an integrated multimodal intelligent transportation systems (ITS) for Central Ohio. COTA is working with the City of Columbus Traffic Engineering Division, the Ohio Department of Transportation, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, and the Columbus Airport Authority to develop and deploy a regional integrated transportation system. The program will integrate traffic signal prioritization, transit management, and incident management system in the region. COTA will deploy a regional integrated transportation system. The program will integrate traffic signal prioritization, transit management, and incident management systems in the region. COTA will deploy a signal priority system at 32 intersections and equip 80 buses with priority systems. COTA will provide real-time transit information on the downtown link and circulator routes. Information systems will be provided on ten vehicles and at bus shelters and hotel lobbies in the area. Sixty percent of the COTA bus fleet will be equipped with an automatic vehicle location system.