- Local News

RTA is considering a fare increase in 2016, the first in seven years. The increase may be necessary in order to balance RTA’s budget. The proposed increase would boost regular fares by 25 cents, from $2.25 to $2.50. The proposed fare increase for Paratransit service is $1.25, bringing the cost $3.50. Also, ADA customers who […]

National

A FedEx truck crossed a median and slammed head-on into a bus carrying students in Northern California, killing 10 people, authorities said Friday. The collision Thursday evening killed both drivers, five students and three chaperones, said Lt. Bill Carpenter with the California Highway Patrol. The reason the FedEx truck crossed the median remains under investigation, […]

- CLE

Another incident on an RTA bus resulted in punches being thrown, but this time, a driver was injured. RTA spokesperson Mary Shaffer said this incident happened Thursday when a man got on to an RTA bus at East 114th Street and Union Avenue and did not pay. Shaffer said when the driver asked for fare, […]

- CLE

A man on a bicycle was struck by an RTA bus on Broadway Avenue, near East 34th Street, in Cleveland early Thursday morning. The number 15 bus and the man on the bicycle were both traveling north toward downtown. As the bus attempted to pass the bike, the bike rider cut in front of the […]

National

  *During a visit to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan this week, President Barack Obama took a moment to board one of its big attractions – the Montgomery, Ala. city bus where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat. Obama later reflected on the moment at a fundraiser in suburban Detroit. “I […]

- CLE

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – From Saturday through Wednesday, Oct. 8-12, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will close the Cuyahoga River Viaduct for track maintenance. The viaduct carries Red Line passengers from the West 25th Street Rapid Station to Tower City. Replacement buses will transport all Red Line passengers between West 25th and Tower […]

- CLE

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – From Saturday through Wednesday, Oct. 8-12, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will close the Cuyahoga River Viaduct for track maintenance. The viaduct carries Red Line passengers from the West 25th Street Rapid Station to Tower City. Replacement buses will transport all Red Line passengers between West 25th and Tower […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Filming of the movie I Alex Cross continues here. A major downtown street will be closed next week. From 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Saturday, Sept. 10, Lakeside Avenue will be closed from West Third Street to East Sixth Street. The closure will cause these buses to be rerouted by […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Filming of the movie I Alex Cross continues here. A major downtown street will be closed next week. From 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Saturday, Sept. 10, Lakeside Avenue will be closed from West Third Street to East Sixth Street. The closure will cause these buses to be rerouted by […]

(RNN) – Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends for road traveling, so planning ahead and being well prepared are essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. The National Safety Council (NSC) released estimated traffic fatality information for the upcoming Labor Day week, predicting 400 will lose their lives over the holiday […]

(RNN) – Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends for road traveling, so planning ahead and being well prepared are essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. The National Safety Council (NSC) released estimated traffic fatality information for the upcoming Labor Day week, predicting 400 will lose their lives over the holiday […]

National

Seattle– Newly released security video from a Seattle city bus shows an attack on a pregnant woman by five teenage girls, who were later arrested for assault.