Mar 24, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH – The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will begin airing an audio message on board its buses and trains today to remind customers of new physical distancing guidance while riding public transportation.

Mar 22, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH – Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020 the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is suspending Park-N-Ride and Downtown Trolley bus service due to the Go

Mar 17, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH -- Two RTA employees who were asked to quarantine pending COVID-19 evaluation do NOT have the coronavirus. The third employee never exhibited any symptoms but will continue with the 14-day quarantine.

Mar 16, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH – Three RTA employees may have been exposed to the coronavirus due to recent travel on cruise lines. All three employees are on paid sick leave, per RTA policy, while they follow CDC protocol for testing and quarantine.

Mar 12, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH – The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced today that it is implementing paid sick leave guarantees for its employees related to the coronavirus.

Mar 9, 2020

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is reminding riders of the opportunity to attend any of the last three informational meetings scheduled for the week of March 9th.

Mar 9, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH – After working through schedules over the weekend, The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is now able to allocate additional resources to clean every train every 24 hours.

Mar 5, 2020

In response to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, RTA staff will clean all touchable surfaces on board its vehicles with a cleaning agent recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Buses, which carry 85% of the system’s riders, will be sanitized at least every 24 hours. Rail cars will be sanitized every 72 hours. Other transit systems, including MTA in New York City, began a similar cleaning protocol on their buses and trains this week.

Mar 3, 2020

The RTA Board of Trustees met today.  All agenda items that required consideration were moved to the full Board for approval. 

Feb 18, 2020

The RTA Board of Trustees met today.  All of the resolutions were approved.  

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RTA in The Land

Sep 17, 2022

RTA’s Deputy General Manager of Engineering & Project Management, Mike Schipper, describes how disruptive management for a short period allows for years of uninterrupted service.

Sep 12, 2022

Host Joe Cronauer talks with Deputy General Manager Natoya Walker Minor about access to COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots aboard the RTA Community Immunity Bus.  

Sep 11, 2022

Dean Bernard Owens interviews India Birdsong, General Manager and CEO of the Greater Cleveland RTA. They talk about transit, accessibility, and caring for people in public spaces. 

Aug 30, 2022

GCTRA, in collaboration with nonprofit artists’ platform Graffiti HeArt, arranged for French graffiti artist Blek Le Rat to stencil one of his most famous pieces "The Man Who Walks Through Walls" on a pier of the Cuyahoga River Viaduct Bridge near Merwin’s Wharf.

Aug 26, 2022

WOIO “Cleveland Now”

Host Gabriella Kreuz talks with Paratransit Manager Alroy Gibson about the RTA Community Connection Line.