via Wkyc: Former RTA Board President George Dixon has agreed to pledy guilty to theft in office charges, according to Cuyahoga County prosecutors. According to Assistant County Prosecutor James Gutierrez Mr Dixon has been cooperative with the investigation, not only in his case, but it other on-going investigations. CLICK HERE to read full story

  via Cleveland19: On Wednesday evening, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) started providing free rides to transit centers and rail stations to help people seek refuge from the cold. RTA will provide the free 24-hour service during the record cold spell. The transit centers include: Southgate Transit Center, 5491 Warrensville Center Rd., Maple […]

  via Cleveland19: The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is seeing some big success with newer pay-by-phone option for riders. It was slowly rolled out for the Republican National Convention in 2016. At the time you could only purchase all day, or months passes. Two months ago RTA made single ride tickets available on the app, and according to […]

  He’s a 14-year-old Cleveland public school student facing criminal charges for the first time. His crime: Fare evasion, for not showing his school-issued RTA bus pass. The pass was given to him free of charge, just like the one given to thousands of Cleveland Metropolitan School District students every year. They are contained in every […]

It’s open! Before sunrise Monday, RTA buses began rolling through Superior Avenue once again in Public Square. It was the first time in months that public transit was available in the area. RTA initially owed $12 million it had received with the intent to open bus routes through Public Square. The Federal Transit Authority claimed that […]

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority has received a two-week extension to open Public Square to buses. Last Friday, a letter was sent to RTA CEO Joe Calabrese from the Federal Transit Administration granting RTA until March 7 to reopen Superior Avenue to Public Square to buses. RTA initially owed $12 million it had received with […]

Which camp are you in? Camp One: Preserve the city’s freshly beautified, prime real estate of Public Square and keep traffic out of it.  Supporters say it would attract more people downtown to use it and spend money nearby. OR Camp Two:  Keep the original plan, which calls for Superior Avenue to run through Public […]

RTA says that a sinkhole has developed along the Green Line. That means buses will replace rapid trains for several days. The sinkhole affects the line from Shaker Square to Green Road. There will be 67R buses covering the route “until at least Wednesday Aug. 24,” according to RTA. source:

For the first time in seven years, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) raised its fare and made changes to a handful of routes. The company is facing a $7 million budget deficit and to make up for the shortfall, the transit company’s Board of Trustees voted to increase rates, effective August 14. The […]

  The RTA has announced a special downtown service plan due to road closures and security areas during the Republican National Convention next week. According to the RTA, frequency and service hours for the free trolley will be extended. Trolleys will run every five minutes instead of 10, and they’ll be available from 7 a.m. […]

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is accepting only cash this week for rail services on the West Side Red Line in anticipation of large crowds attending Indians games this week. RTA said staff will be at key stations to help those purchasing tickets. Riders can also use a free mobile ticketing app that lets them […]

City officials are expecting hundreds of thousands of people to come into downtown Cleveland Wednesday, and they want you to use RTA to do that. Catching RTA downtown to the Cavs victory parade will be a snap. “It’s going to be a great day for Cleveland. We are so excited and we are gearing up.  We have […]