CLEVELAND TRANSIT AND PARKING OPERATIONS

THE CLEVELAND TRANSIT SYSTEM, A MUNICIPALLY OWNED OPERATION, PROVIDES URBAN TRANSPORTATION SERVICE IN THE CITY OF CLEVELAND, OHIO, AND 41 ADJACENT COMMUNITIES. THE SYSTEM IS A COMPLETELY GRADE-SEPARATED, HIGH-LEVEL PLATFORM, RAIL OPERATION CONSTRUCTED ON MAINLINE RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY. THERE ARE 78 MOTOR COACH ROUTES WITH 21 BRANCHES, WHICH ARE OPERATED OVER 714.5 ROUTE MILES OF REGULAR SERVICE. THE RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM OPERATES OVER 14.92 ROUTE MILES. IN ADDITION, 181.8 ROUTE MILES OF SPECIAL BUS SERVICES ARE OPERATED PROVIDING SPECIAL SERVICE TO SCHOOLS AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS. FEEDER BUS SERVICE IS PROVIDED TO THE 14 RAPID TRANSIT STATIONS. KISS'N RIDE AND PARK'N RIDE FACILITIES ARE PROVIDED. MORE THAN ONE AND ONE-HALF TIMES AS MANY PEOPLE ARE NOW CARRIED ACROSS THE CUYAHOGA RIVER ON THE RAPID TRANSIT OVER ONE TRACK IN PEAK HOUR TRAVEL TIME AS ARE MOVED BY AUTOMOBILES. THE TRAVEL TIME OF PASSENGERS IS REDUCED BY HALF. THE PARKING AREAS, PASSENGER PROTECTION, LOADING PLATFORMS AND TERMINALS ARE DESCRIBED. BASED ON 12 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, THE CLEVELAND RAPID TRANSIT OPERATION HAS CLEARLY DEMONSTRATED THE WIDE-SPREAD NEED FOR THESE TRANSIT FACILITIES.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 91, 27 PP, 10 FIG, 12 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Ihnat, G
  • Publication Date: 1969-1

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  • Accession Number: 00225466
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 5 1994 12:00AM