RTA begins service on new #820 Community Circulator

Dec 11, 2000

CLEVELAND - The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) begins service on its 10th Community Circulator with a special ceremony.

The event begins at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, at the Cleveland Golden Age Center, 928 E. 152nd St. Ward 10 Councilman Roosevelt Coats, and RTA CEO Joe Calabrese, will speak. The center is just north of St. Clair Avenue.

Service area

The #820 St. Clair-Five Points Community Circulator begins service on Monday, Dec. 11, 2000. The route will offer convenient service to many area businesses, community activity centers and numerous residential areas.

  • Schools: Collinwood and Glenville high schools, Margaret Spellacy Middle School.
  • Residential: Silver Pointe Apartments, Indian Hills Senior Commun-ity, Belvoir Cliff Apartments.
  • Community: Glenville YMCA, Collinwood Health Center, two branches of the Cleveland Public Library.
  • Business - Five Points Plaza, East Side Market, Glenville Plaza, Glenville Town Center, Save-A-Lot, Shaw Savmor.

The new route

This new route operates between the Dupont Loop and East 191 Street-Roseland, using East 105th Street, St. Clair Avenue, East 152nd Street, Saranac Avenue, East 162nd Street, Midland Avenue, East 163rd Street, St. Clair Avenue, Wayside Avenue, Euclid Avenue, Cliffview Street, Groton Road, Green Road and Euclid Avenue.

Service will be from 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and from 6:30 a.m.- 7 p.m. Saturday. Vehicles will operate every 30 minutes on weekdays and every 40 minutes on Saturday. The fare is 50 cents

Each Circulator vehicle seats up to 18 persons. The new Community Circulator will connect to these nine existing routes.

  • 1 St. Clair
  • 6 Euclid
  • 10 E. 105
  • 30 E. 140-Hayden
  • 34 E. 200-Green
  • 36 Eddy
  • 37 E. 185-Taylor
  • 40 Lakeview-Lee
  • 326 Detroit-Superior

RTA background

The mission of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) mission is to enhance the quality of life in Greater Cleveland by providing outstanding, cost-effective public transportation services. RTA bus operators drive more than 92,000 route miles every day, and RTA carries more than 45 percent of all public transit riders in Ohio. RTA's bus fleet is the 19th largest in the nation. RTA carries an average of 207,000 riders each weekday.

For specific schedule information, call the RTAnswerline, 216-621-9500, from 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Media contact

Jerry Masek