The West Broad corridor extends from Westwoods Boulevard to Washington Avenue, representing 8.5 miles of diverse people, communities and businesses that connect within and beyond Central Ohio.
New high-capacity rapid transit on West Broad will increase access to jobs, schools, and healthcare for all members of the community, including seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, students, and working families, making Central Ohio a more affordable and equitable community.
Through the summer of 2022, the LinkUS team will develop a 30% design for the West Broad Street High-Capacity BRT Corridor that will:
We are envisioning integrated, high-capacity transit that gives residents community access to jobs, education, thriving business communities and the city’s vibrant, unique culture. With nearly three million residents expected in our region by 2050, now is the time to reimagine how we can move faster, safer and smarter from east to west.
Neighborhoods included in this project:
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.