RTA Says There's No Funding for Rapid Station Upgrades

  • riderta.com

The Clevelanders for Transportation Equity and its leading spokeswoman Angie Schmitt say that RTA has confirmed that there is currently no funding to upgrade the Red and Blue-Green Line Rapid Stations at E. 79th St. Those upgrades are necessary for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

From today's post on OpportunityCorridor.com (the online home of Clevelanders for Transportation Equity):

City officials accused our group of misleading the public about this, but this statement confirms what we have been saying all along: If funding isn’t found for these stations, they will be forced to close.

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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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