July 24, 2014
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
The vehicles should be delivered in March 2015.
November 18, 2013
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
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
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
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
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.
January 16, 2013
Customers on various routes may now experience a quieter and greener ride, powered by hydrogen, not diesel. This vehicle began carrying customers in January 2013.
December 11, 2012
The 40-foot bus has a capacity of 57 passengers and will be in service between six and eight hours daily on various RTA routes. The bus operates with nearly twice the fuel-efficiency as diesel-fueled bus, and is much quieter.
September 20, 2012
The agency’s aging Cedar University Station and bus terminal, built in 1956, will be razed to make way for the new station, which will improve pedestrian and bicycle access and be fully compatible with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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