|Submitted||Dec. 2, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law (Section 149.43 of the Ohio Revised Code), I hereby request the following records:
I would like to receive trip data for each bus (for the past five years and if possible include the most recent available data) in a machine readable format (database, .tsv, .csv) that includes the following:
-The day and time the bus stop
-Location of bus stop
-Number of Passengers that got on for that stop
-Number of Passengers that got off on that stop (if possible)
-Any additional recorded data for each stop (if possible)
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM/DVD if not. If the data set exceeds 5 GB, I kindly request informing me of that as well so we could discuss alternative methods of fulfilling my request (such as transferring the data to a flash drive/hard drive in person, etc).
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 2, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Good morning, Alex,
My name is Lindsay Ford Ellis and I am one of the attorneys at COTA. I received a copy of your public records request below. I have some questionsyou're you regarding your request. Can you please contact me regarding your public records request? My contact information is below.
Lindsay Ford Ellis
Co-Interim Vice President,
Legal Affairs/General Counsel
Central Ohio Transit Authority
William J. Lhota Building
33 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
PH: (614) 275-5923
FAX: (614) 275-5977
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