Sep 16, 2021

Celebrate Car Free in Cleveland Day

September 14, 2021

For Immediate release

Cleveland, OH – The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will be celebrating Car Free in Cleveland Day on September 22! Internationally known as World Car Free Day, it encourages drivers to give up their car for the day and utilize other modes of transportation such as Public Transit, Biking, Ridesharing, Walking, etc.

This year, RTA will participate by hosting a rally on Public Square from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. where attendees can learn more about alternate ways to commute and how it can help the environment. 

Attendees can:
• Get a $5.00 food truck voucher good for use at the 9/22/2021 event only
• Enjoy a live DJ and participate in line dancing on the Square
• Win prizes from RTA’s prize wheel by bringing your RTA pass to the table
• Check out RTA’s new HealthLine bus, powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
• Tour neighboring transit agencies vehicles     

We have several local partners joining us for this event including :
• Laketran
• Akron Metro
• Cuyahoga County Office of Sustainability
• Vision Zero Cleveland
• Downtown Cleveland Alliance
• We Wear the Mask
• University Circle, Inc.
• Lime
• Cleveland State University APA
• City of Cleveland Heights
• Bike Cleveland
• Cleveland Department of Public Health, Division of Air Quality
• NOACA GOhio Commute
• City of Cleveland Office of Sustainability

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Media Contact:
Natoya J. Walker Minor
Deputy General Manager, Administration & External Affairs
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
1240 West 6th Street|Cleveland, Oh 44113
Email:  natoya.walker-minor@gcrta.org
Desk:  216.356.3110     |       Cell:  216.647.3614