East Main Street BRT Corridor

An opportunity to create a signature mobility corridor within the region

In July 2021, the COTA Board of Trustees adopted three Locally Preferred Alternatives (LPAs), voting to move the East Main Street and West Broad Street high-capacity BRT Corridors into the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program process.

Learn more about the East Main Street LPA

Fun Facts About East Main BRT Corridor

  • The BRT will operate in a dedicated guideway for 11 miles, switching to mixed traffic in Bexley.
  • 18 stations are planned along the route. The exact placement of these facilities will be coordinated with the local community during the design phase.
  • East Main Street BRT will feature large stations with level boarding, access for people with disabilities and transit signal priority to reduce BRT travel times.
  • BRT can support access to the 99,730 jobs within the East Main Street Corridor and connect people to economic opportunities.
  • The BRT design will be responsive to preferences of the community being served.
  • BRT can help connect the 59% of residents on East Main Street who live in an area of persistent poverty to jobs, healthcare, education and other community resources.

We Want To Hear From You!

If your organization would like to have a one-on-one conversation about the East-West Corridors project, please let us know at info@linkuscolumbus.com, and we can set up a meeting with our project team.

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