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November 10, 2014

Cleveland RTA chief talks change amid paratransit demands

RTA GM Joe Calabrese told a local newspaper that paratransit services are causing a financial strain on the agency and that tough decisions must be made. The plan also includes more training for riders who are able to use the RTA’s fixed-route services.


October 10, 2014

Cleveland St. buys naming rights for new RTA bus line

The new route will offer commuters an upgraded ride on new, specially-designed vehicles fully branded for CSU. Stations connect commuters traveling from the downtown campus through Cleveland’s West Side along Clifton Boulevard and with branch routes connecting multiple West Shore communities.


August 28, 2014

Cleveland opens new University station

The new facility, near Case Western Reserve University, replaces an aging rail station and bus terminal, built in 1956, with a modern facility that significantly improves access for pedestrians and people with disabilities.


July 24, 2014

Lytx to equip entire Cleveland transit fleet

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s six-month trial included 100 vehicles in a side-by-side comparison based on the driver coaching criteria from each participating vendor’s system.


November 20, 2013

Cleveland RTA to purchase 60 Gillig CNG buses

The vehicles should be delivered in March 2015.


November 18, 2013

Cleveland RTA introduces new bus stop signage

Has also began the process of analyzing and consolidating its bus stops throughout the county. When the process is completed, riders could see several possible benefits.


November 12, 2013

Cleveland RTA ridership growth spurs expansion plans

Leading the ridership spurt, is the Red Line rapid, which is largely because of an increase in workers riding downtown from the West Side, he said. Passenger counts also continue to build on the $200 million HealthLine BRT system, that is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week.


September 16, 2013

Cleveland RTA breaks ground on BRT line

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing roughly $16.3 million toward the $20 million West Shore Express BRT line, including $8.5 million for the purchase of 15 new buses manufactured by New Flyer Industries.


April 3, 2013

Cleveland driver found guilty of assaulting passenger

The confrontation between the driver, Artis Hughes, and the passenger became an Internet sensation after numerous people on board the bus used their cell phones to record the incident.


January 28, 2013

Cleveland RTA plans propane switch-over for paratransit

The RTA's board voted to buy 10 new ElDorado coaches that run on propane to replace 10 paratransit vehicles that have 200,000 miles on them.


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