RTA runs on holiday schedule for weekend events

RTA runs on holiday schedule for weekend events

The RTA will be available for those who want to reduce their traffic headache at downtown events this holiday weekend.

The RTA will be operating on a holiday schedule for all buses and rapids on Friday, July 3.

On Saturday, July 4th, the RTA will run regular Saturday service, but add extra train service throughout the evening, as it hosts its 10th annual Family Fest, part of Cleveland's fireworks celebration.

The festival kicks off at 7 p.m. at the Settlers Landing Station on the Waterfront Line and runs until the fireworks spectacular ends. Fireworks will begin at dusk.

There will be fun for the whole family with music, refreshments and, of course, fireworks. Bring a blanket and grab a spot on the hillside for a great view of the show.

The RTA makes travel to and from the Flats fast and convenient. Plan to come early, as a large crowd is expected.

Park for free at a Rapid Station, ride the Rapid to Tower City, and take the Waterfront Line to the Settlers Landing Station.

Waterfront Line trains will run every 15 minutes and help everyone reach Tower City after the fireworks end.

You can also park in the Municipal Parking Lot by the Shoreway and ride the Waterfront Line to the event.

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