COTA Fixed-Route Transit Management System




COTA's dispatch facility for COTA's fixed-route buses. COTA uses CAD/AVL technology to dispatch its transit fleet. The Transit Operation System allows the transportation supervisor to assign drivers and provide demand response scheduling. This center also archives and counts data from COTA's Automated Passenger Counter. The system is also providing vehicle location information.


Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)


Emergency Management
Transit Management

Interfaces To

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City of Columbus 911 Call Center
City of Columbus Fire/EMS Dispatch
City of Columbus Traffic Management Center
COTA Bus Shelters
COTA Engine Component Monitoring
COTA Park and Ride Facility
COTA Ticket Vending Machines
COTA Transit Database
COTA Transit Fixed-Route Vehicles
COTA Traveler Transit Facility
COTA Website/IVR
DATA Transit Dispatch Facility
Franklin County COMBAT System
Franklin County EMA Emergency Operation Center (EOC)
Local 911 Call Centers
Local Maintenance and Construction Management
Local Traffic Management Centers
ODOT Buckeye Traffic Website
ODOT District Offices
Private Traveler Information Systems