Bus Rapid Transit invests in Cleveland Avenue

Project Background

In 2010, COTA began working to bring Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to Cleveland Avenue. Local Line 1 serving Cleveland Ave./Livingston Ave. is the second busiest bus route in the system, with a majority of daily ridership occurring along Cleveland Avenue. Line 1 ridership averages nearly 4,800 daily weekday riders, often with standing room only.

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Project Benefits

  • Improved transit service
  • Improved mobility and reliability in congested corridor
  • Travel savings of 20%
  • Provides more travel options for growing transit-dependent populations
  • Improved pedestrian access and safety
  • Projected 20% increase in ridership in 5 years

Proposed Map

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