Jun 25, 2014
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CLEVELAND – Employees of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) from the Rail Division and Transit Police are hosting a fundraiser to fight breast cancer with a Benefit Car Show on Saturday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at West Park Rapid Transit Station. It is free and open to the public to visit; $12 day of to bring a car to show.

Do you like specialty police equipment? It will be on display as part of the show, with officers there to explain what the vehicles are used for and why we have them.

Operation KidWatch program is also scheduled at this event. This free fingerprinting program by RTA's Transit Polic, creates free ID cards for children, showing up-to-date-information for parents to hold onto in case police ever need to locate their child.

At least one K-9 team will also be on hand. Did you know RTA has seven K-9 teams?

EVENT Details

·         Saturday, June 28, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

·         West Park Rapid Station: 14510 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111

·         Vehicle registration 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

o   Vehicle registration is $12

o   All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome

·         Transit Police Operation KidWatch

o   Providing parents ID cards for child safety; stay tuned to our news page for future Operation KidWatch locations.

Transit Police Vehicles

  • Mercedes Sprinter CBRNE Transport Vehicle
  • Transit Police Mobile Command Post
  • UTV & R.E.D. (Remote Evacuation Deployment) Wagon
  • Chevy Tahoe Patrol Vehicle

RTA provides quality, economic and safe public transportation via rail, bus and Paratransit throughout Cuyahoga County. Real-time information is available for all buses and trains. Check www.riderta.com or call the RTAnswerline at 216-621-9500.

Media Contact: Mary Shaffer, Public Relations: 216-566-5211