Bus

Cleveland RTA breaks ground on $18.5M transit center

Posted on September 20, 2012

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) broke ground on a new, fully accessible transit facility near Case Western Reserve University that will serve as one of Cleveland’s busiest bus transfer centers.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is providing more than $14 million for the project, including $10.5 million through DOT’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program.

The RTA’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, making it easier for people with disabilities to take transit. A portion of land surrounding the station will be converted into parkland. Construction is expected to be completed within two years.

The total cost of the project is $18.5 million, with additional funds provided by local sources, including the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency and a group of local businesses led by the Cleveland Foundation, including University Circle Inc., Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals and the Cleveland Clinic.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

SacRT set to launch revamped bus network

As part of the new initiative, new system maps and bus stop signs have been put up across the region.

Global Ground Transportation Institute names new board members

The individuals represent companies that add diversity, innovation, and expertise.

IndyGo launches Red Line BRT system

With the Red Line being a new addition to the city, the agency says it will make it a top priority to monitor service and make adjustments for a reliable, comfortable experience.

King County Metro, WSDOT land $8M in FTA grant funds

Grants will help fund battery-electric buses and a pedestrian connection between a terminal and downtown Seattle, respectively.

Sound Transit approves $60M for Pierce Transit BRT

The new 14.4-mile BRT line will improve service on agency's highest ridership route.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation