Community Action Transit Systems 508 Howard Street Waverly, OH 45690 (740) 835-8474 Monday-Friday 6:30am-5:00pm Saturday in city only 9:00am-3:00pm
It is the mission of the Community Action Transit System (CATS) to provide safe, reliable, affordable and convenient transportation to all residents of Pike County regardless of age, race, income or disability.
Trips are also available to Chillicothe, Columbus and Portsmouth
Children under 12 ride free with a paying adult
Ohio Bus Services
GoBus Service/Ticketing Information Toll Free: 888.95.GoBus Online Ticketing ridegobus.com Administrative Contact Information Carolyn Conley GoBus Coordinator Phone: 740.767.4500 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
"The GoBus Intercity Bus Service is a collaborated effort between the Ohio Department of Transportation, The City of Athens and Hocking Athens Perry Community Action. The project is part of a nationwide effort to connect rural areas and urban centers resulting in connections of greater regional, statewide and national significance."
GoBus offers quick connections between the City of Athens and Columbus/Cincinnati
The Athens/Columbus route stops in Athens, Nelsonville, Logan, Lancaster and Columbus (at the Greyhound Station and Port Columbus Airport)
The Athens/Cincinnati route stops in Jackson, Piketon, Peebles, Winchester/Seaman, Mt. Orab and Batavia.
Buses make two roundtrips daily: 7 days a week, 365 a year
Central Ohio Transit Authority COTA Connection 33 North High Street Columbus, OH 43215 Phone: (614) 228-1776* *COTA Customer Service Available Monday-Friday 6:00am-8:00pm Saturday-Sunday 8:00am-6:00pm Holidays: 8:00am-5:00pm
"The Central Ohio Transit Authority is committed to excellence in serving our stakeholders, customers, employees and taxpayers. We will deliver quality transportation services and conduct business courteously, safely, ethically and reliably. We will demonstrate leadership that is fiscally responsible and environmentally conscientious."
Four fixed Columbus routes: Local, Express, Crosstown and Link (connecting to service in Linden)
Passes can be purchased on the bus, by mail or at participating Kroger or Giant Eagle stores
50% reduced fares for seniors and riders with disabilities
Riders with disabilities: service animals and one assistant ride free and door-to-door service is available
Metro Sorta/Metro Attn: Customer Service 602 Main Street, Suite 1100 Cincinnati, OH 45202 Phone: (513) 632-7575 "Metro is Southwest Ohio's fixed route bus service. Providing more than 22 million rides per year, Metro brings approximately 20% of downtown Cincinnati's workforce in the city. Metro service operates 365 days a year and serves Hamilton County residents along with some commuter trips from Clermont, Warren, Butler counties into Cincinnati."
Metro Trip Planner helps riders plan which routes to take and provides updated schedule changes
Operates from approximately 4:00am to 1:30am every day
Monthly passes are available for purchase online
Children under age 2 ride free (limit 2 per paying adult) and qualifying seniors/riders with disabilities receive half-price fare.
Lakefront Lines, Inc. P.O. Box 81172 13315 Brook Park Road Cleveland, OH 44181 Phone: (216) 267-8810 Toll Free: (800) 638-6338 "Lakefront Lines was established in 1964 and has grown to the largest motor coach company in the state of Ohio. Our family owned and operated company has the largest fleet of deluxe, over the road motor coaches. We offer contract service, complete group tour service, charter service and individual charters."
Lakefront Lines is the designated service provider for the GoBus. HAPCAP runs this service on behalf of the city of Athens, Ohio
"Founded in 1914, Greyhound Lines, Inc. is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 2,300 destinations with 13,000 daily departures across North America. It has become an American icon, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to nearly 25 million passengers each year. The Greyhound running dog is one of the most-recognized brands in the world."
Some national routes also connect to international service in Canada and Mexico
Discounted fares are available for students, seniors, children and military personnel
A personal care attendant (PCA) traveling with a rider with disabilities is eligible for a 50% discount during the registration process
Tickets may be purchased online, over the phone, at a Greyhound terminal or through an approved vendor