CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Uber and Lyft may soon increase fares 27 cents per ride if a newly proposed ride-sharing fee is approved in Cuyahoga County. Supporters of the proposal said the goal is to give RTA the revenue those ride-sharing fees generate, which would be about $2 million per year. Every weekday, more than 150,000 […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced on Wednesday it is providing free rides to three transit centers and two rail stations and opening them for 24 hours so people can come in from these bitterly cold temperatures.  RTA said it will provide the free service beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday until it determines […]

CLEVELAND – RTA bus routes through Public Square will re-open Monday, RTA announced Thursday. Four bus routes will make stops on Superior Avenue, which has been closed to traffic for months. Those routes are the 3, 26, 38 and 81. RTA was granted an extension last month to reopen Public Square to buses, meaning RTA […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio– A day away from the deadline, RTA found out they will have a little extra time to figure out what to do about bus traffic through Public Square. The federal government gave the Regional Transit Authority until Tuesday, Feb. 21; Monday morning, RTA learned the Federal Transit Administration gave the City of Cleveland a […]

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority has asked the Federal Transit Administration for another extension — a Feb. 21 deadline — to either reopen Public Square to buses or pay a $12 million fine. If granted, it would be the second time the GCRTA asked for, and was granted, an extension. The letter states more time […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority has received a one-time 30-day extension to repay a $12 million debt to the Federal Transit Administration. The FTA sent a letter granting the GCRTA request on January 12, in it, the FTA grants an extension until February 21 . According to the letter granting […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Expect to pay more next time you take public transportation in Cleveland, the Regional Transit Authority raised fares $0.25 more per ride. The new prices kick in Sunday, marking the first time the RTA raised fares in seven years. The cost of a one-way trip rose from $2.25 to $2.50 and the popular adult all-day pass went from $5 […]

CLEVELAND – Wondering how to get around downtown during next week’s RNC? RTA has a plan in place to keep you mobile. The Downtown Trolleys will have extended hours during the convention, operating every 5 minutes instead of every 10 from the hours of 7 a.m. – 1 a.m. (Price for a ride? A smile.) […]

  CLEVELAND – Calling the nation’s transportation infrastructure the backbone of the American economy Vice President Joe Biden took the administration’s push for the “Grow America Plan” to Cleveland on Wednesday. Speaking at the Greater Cleveland RTA’s Central Rail Maintenance Facility, Biden warned where we once led the world we are now falling behind. “We […]