A Cleveland woman and her four children endured a fellow passenger’s swearing tirade Friday morning after boarding the train at E. 55th Street. The family had boarded the train when they noticed the man in the rear of the train talking and swearing to himself. The man was later identified as Steavie Wilson. At the Tower […]

CLEVELAND – A Cleveland man is facing multiple charges after police say he held three teenagers at gunpoint at an RTA train station and raped them. According to authorities, 33-year-old Deon Dre Bonner assaulted two 17-year-old girls and one 18-year-old girl at the East 116th Street rapid station on Nov. 4. After the incident, Bonner took the […]

CLEVELAND – Police have given the all clear at the West 117th Street Regional Transit Authority station after a suspicious package prompted a large police response Monday morning. Buses replaced trains at the station while police investigated. Red line service has been restored. The bomb squad responded but has since given the all clear.   […]

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, OH (WOIO) – The Greater Cleveland RTA will be offering round-the clock rail service overnight from Dec. 31 until Jan. 1 to make it more convenient for customers to attend New Year’s Eve events. All RTA facilities will be open, including customer service at (216) 621-9500. Several NYE activities include the “Cleveland Rocks […]

  CLEVELAND – The RTA is urging Cleveland sports fans to take the rapid or a bus into downtown if they’re going to one of three major sports event being held Saturday, August 23. The Browns, Indians and Gladiators are all hosting home games that start between 7 and 8 p.m., and that has Cleveland […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The heavy rain caused flooding at the Buckeye Woodhill RTA Station Wednesday morning. Trains cannot use this area at this time, replacement buses will continue for both Blue and Green Line (this area serves both lines) as crews work on repairing the damage. Additionally, other parts of the Green Line […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The frigid blast of winter weather caused major problems for the RTA on Tuesday. By Tuesday’s evening rush hour, Red Line Red Line East Side service is running between Windermere to Tower City. Buses continue to serve Red Line WESTBOUND for the time being. The Waterfront Line is now served […]

  CLEVELAND – Ground was broke Tuesday for a new RTA rapid station, called the Little Italy-University Circle neighborhood of Cleveland at the corner of Mayfield and Random Roads. This new rapid station will replace the East 120th Street and Euclid Avenue station on the Red Line. It will provide a direct link to University […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – RTA is taking extra steps during this extreme heat to make sure drivers and passengers stay cool and safe. It’s hard to avoid the heat altogether when buses and trains are your modes of transportation.  RTA drivers are baking behind the wheel and passengers are waiting in sweltering shelters. “It’s hot, […]

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – An RTA bus driver is recovering after being punched at the end of his shift. The attack happened around 12:30 a-m Thursday at the Windermere Rapid Station in East Cleveland. RTA union officials say driver Glen Wilson was off-duty when he approached a group of people who were smoking in […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News learned of more trouble for RTA with a large crowd and a brawl at a busy rapid stop. A woman and three juvenile girls have been charged. A big fight broke out last month one afternoon inside the Westpark Rapid Station on Cleveland’s west side. A report shows trouble started on a […]