School buses are not provided for high school students in CMSD, but all CMSD students are provided with an RTA pass good for use on RTA buses and rapid transit lines (please check schedules at riderta.com). The Cole Center and South Campus are accessible by bus lines on Superior Ave (#3), Payne Ave (#38), Euclid Ave (Health Line), Cedar Ave (#8), and Community College Ave / Quincy Ave (#11, #14, #15), and students may transfer to these lines from any of the other bus lines that serve downtown and Public Square, including:The following buses and express buses serve the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center at Prospect and E 22nd Street (a 10-15 minute walk from the school):
- #51 A-B-C (serving the Southwest suburbs and the near West Side coming up W 25th St),
- Express buses coming from the West & Southwest Suburbs: #55 A-B-C (Lakewood, Bay Village, Westlake), #53F (North Royalton, Broadview).
You can also find some safety tips and information on Safe Routes to School on the CMSD website.