May 18, 2011
The reconstructed Puritas Rapid Transit Station features a 6,500 square foot main building, along with a 130-foot bridge connecting passengers to the train’s platform, and nearly 600 parking spaces, with a row of dedicated overnight spaces. Construction funding came from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act.
February 9, 2011
Gov. Kasich administration officials are rescinding former Gov. Ted Strickland’s three-year, $150 million funding pledge to Ohio's public transit agencies. Instead, the state will split $80 million in federal transportation funding among 59 local transit authorities through 2013.
December 3, 2010
The 38 new vehicles will include electric-diesel hybrid buses, cleaner ultra-low sulfur diesel vehicles, and buses that run on biodiesel or compressed natural gas. ODOT recently identified additional federal transportation dollars made available through significant project savings and supplementary federal resources.
November 10, 2010
The bulk of the Ohio Department of Transportation funds, about $4 million, will be used to preserve existing transit routes and transit jobs in 2011. The remaining approximately $1 million, will fund strategic improvements and enhancements.
October 20, 2010
In 2012 and 2013, RTA will also receive the annual $5.4 million in operational funding. ODOT made the monetary determination by the size and needs of the state agencies, of which Greater Cleveland RTA is the largest beneficiary.
June 10, 2010
The historic direct investment will purchase 41 environmentally friendly, clean-fuel buses for eleven local and regional transit authorities across the state.
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