GCRTA Boosts Cleaning Program
GCRTA cleans and cares about rider satisfaction! To enhance customer satisfaction we have boosted our cleaning practices. Our maintenance staff has always had an extensive checklist for routine interior cleaning for GCRTA vehicles; however, we have updated our cleaning processes and decreased the amount of time between interior vehicle cleanings.
Shiny, new HealthLine buses will soon be appearing on the Euclid Corridor, after Greater Cleveland RTA purchased 16 buses this past year.
“It’s always exciting when you get to add new vehicles to your fleet,” Dan Dietrich, Director of Fleet Management, said. “These come with all the latest bells and whistles you would expect and I think it is really going to enhance our rider experience.”
Fresh Fest Cleveland is back in 2021! This free festival is hosted in the Urban Agriculture Innovation Zone on Rid-All Farm and Otter Park. The mission of Fresh Fest Cleveland is to celebrate arts and urban agriculture, promote health and wellness, showcase fresh and local food, and break down barriers of the neighborhood while emphasizing unity.
From August 8th through October 2nd, GCRTA and RailWorks Track Services Inc. will be replacing the track structure on the Blue and Green lines from Buckeye-Woodhill station to Shaker Square. This section of track was last rehabbed in the early 1980’s. The Blue and Green lines, GCRTA’s light rail options, will be suspended during this time and replaced with 67R buses.
Bridge rehabilitation of this 31 span, 3400-foot-long Cuyahoga Viaduct structure crossing over the flats and the Cuyahoga River will allow riders to continue to have a safe and smooth ride across the largest asset in the GCRTA inventory. The almost 100-year-old structure will experience various phases of rehabilitation over the next 5 years to maintain safe use of the bridge into the next millennium.