Nov 30, 2015

CLEVELAND – The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) today was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

This is the 27th consecutive year that RTA received the award.

This Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management, said the Government Finance Officers Association in issuing the award.

“We are proud of the hard work our staff exhibits every day to achieve excellence in financial reporting,” Calabrese said.

“Our accounting staff, who prepared the award-winning CAFR, is to be commended for their outstanding efforts."

“This is a significant national recognition, and RTA’s achievement points to the fiscal responsibility we exhibit as provide transportation as efficiently and as effectively as possible to some 200,000 people a day,” he said.

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