Jun 9, 2000

CLEVELAND -- At 1 p.m. today, officials from the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and several Cleveland City Council members will gather at the Gunning Recreation Center to kick off service for the new Kamm's-Puritas Community Circulator.

The address is 16700 Puritas Ave. From downtown, drive south on I-71 and exit at W. 150th Street. Turn south (right) on West 150th Street, and turn west (right) on Puritas Avenue.

The circulator, known as the #809 route, will serve Wards 20 and 21.

Service begins Monday, June 12. All rides are free for the first two weeks.

Officials will take the 18-passenger Community Circulator on a ride through the neighborhood. A number of local residents are expected to be present.

Circulators will service each stop once every 20 minutes, from 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday. On Saturday, the circulator runs every 30 minutes, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. There is no service on Sunday. Riders can board at any RTA bus stop, or they can flag down a bus anywhere along the route. Fare is 50 cents.

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