Jun 16, 2022

Media Advisory: Press Event

When: Wednesday 22 June 2022 at 12PM

Where: Public Square, Downtown Cleveland, OH

What: A press conference and event to mark the launch of Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s (GCRTA) new way to pay for fare media utilizing the Transit with EZfare and/or the EZfare regional apps. GCRTA joins 13 other transit agencies across Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky that already sell their fares on EZfare’s regional fare payment system.  EZfare’s fare payment system is the largest of its kind in the United States. 

The event will include demos of both apps, and representatives from other EZfare agencies from Northeast Ohio together with GCRTA staff will aid riders in downloading the app, showing them how to use it as well as answering questions.  Additionally, there will be food trucks, a DJ, and yard games.

Speakers will include:
o Rev. Charles P. Lucas – GCRTA Board President
o India Birdsong – CEO and General Manager for GCRTA
o Ben Capelle – Executive Director of Laketran and President of NEORide
o Brian Zanghi – CEO at Masabi
o Shanti Gonzales – Partner Communications Manager at Transit

Contact:
Robert Fleig |  Public Information Officer/Spokesperson
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
1240 West 6th St. | Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Tel: 216-356-3016 | Cell: 216-501-0242
robert.fleig@gcrta.org
www.riderta.com