COTA Ticket Vending Machines




Ticket vending machines for transit tickets are available at selected locations and allow riders to purchase a bus ticket for their trips in advance.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)OwnsPlanned

Physical Objects

Traveler Support Equipment

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Traveler Fare Management'Traveler Fare Management' provides the capability for the traveler to access and use a common fare medium for transit fares, tolls, and/or parking lot charges using a public device at or near the point of service. It accepts a service request and means of payment, verifies eligibility, calculates the amount due, collects payment, and identifies payment problems. It may be implemented using a card reader/dispenser in a point of sale device that includes a communications interface to the financial infrastructure to support payment collection and reconciliation.False
Traveler Security'Traveler Security' provides the capability to report an emergency or summon assistance from secure areas such as transit stops, transit stations, modal transfer facilities, rest stops and picnic areas, park–and–ride areas, tourism and travel information areas, and emergency pull off areas. This object includes interfaces that support initiation of an alarm and presentation of the returned alarm acknowledgement as well as a broadcast message to advise or warn the traveler.False

Interfaces To

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COTA Fixed–Route Fare System
COTA Fixed–Route Transit Management System