December 19, 2013
The decision is based upon assurances from the Cincinnati business and philanthropic communities that they will work with the agency in public-private partnership to secure the funds required. The FTA has also agreed to serve as a resource.
June 3, 2013
Construction will begin soon; completion is expected by late 2013 or early 2014.
October 15, 2012
Making free and discounted rides available to students and faculty at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Northern Kentucky University, and Gateway Community & Technical College.
May 7, 2012
The new 40-foot buses have an advanced thermal cooling system technology which provides benefits, including fuel economy improvement up to 10%; up to 10% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions; reduction in maintenance costs and increased safety through the elimination of hydraulic fluid leaks.
June 2, 2011
The agency re-numbered and re-named five routes to work better with the Google Transit trip planner, effective with the May 29 summer service change.
April 26, 2011
The Everybody Rides Metro Foundation is providing nearly 5,000 Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority bus tokens to help students attend Cincinnati Public Schools in partnership with Project Connect, an organization which helps homeless children regularly attend school.
November 29, 2010
The discount card program, which is subsidized by the college, is intended to lessen traffic congestion, free up valuable parking on and near campus, and reduce transportation costs for students.
September 28, 2010
Terry Garcia Crews, currently GM/president for Star Tran Inc., will take on her new role Nov. 1, 2010.
November 13, 2009
Cut or reduced a total of 32 administrative jobs to maximize productivity and efficiency. May also reduce service by 12 percent.
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