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October 14, 2013

Ohio DOT invests $3M in paratransit

The money will be used to purchase new, previously unavailable vehicles and equipment. The funding is part of the agency’s Specialized Transportation Program, which was put in place to increase personal mobility for the elderly and individuals with disabilities.


May 18, 2011

Cleveland RTA opens $9.6M renovated transit station

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

Ohio DOT cuts transit funding

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

Ohio DOT invests $15M in alt-fuel buses

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

State funding enables Cleveland RTA to maintain, add service

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

Ohio transit agencies to receive $150M in state funds

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

Ohio DOT tabs $15M for clean-fuel bus purchase

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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