Mayor Michael P. Byrne is the 14th mayor of the City of Parma Heights.  

RTA experience

  • Appointee of the Cuyahoga County Mayors & Managers Association.
  • Joined the RTA Board March 2019.
  • Chair of Organizational Services and Performance Monitoring Committee, 2021

Public service experience

  • Mayor of Parma Heights since 2010.
  • 2012-present, Board of Cuyahoga County Planning Commission.
  • 2001-2010, President, Parma Heights City Council.
  • 1998-2010, Member, Parma Heights City Council.
  • NEO First Suburbs Consortium Executive Committee.


  • Created a successful "Greening of Parma Heights" initiative, which increased recycling services, created new greenspaces, and fostered public/private partnerships.
  • One of seven cities awarded a TLCI multi-modal planning grant through NOACA which was adopted into an updated Master Plan and is being implemented with grant awards.
  • Celebrates community with a one-of-a-kind summer event "Kids in the Commons" featuring a "Big Creek Handmade Art" festival.
  • Fosters a number of regional collaboration efforts with neighboring communities.


Updated April 7, 2021

Contact Information

Board of Trustees
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
1240 W. 6th Street
Cleveland, OH  44113
216-356-3120, email

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