Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Cleveland RTA innovates new labor deal

In what appears to be the first such labor agreement in the U.S. transit industry, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s (GCRTA) board of trustees approved on April 16 an innovative labor agreement tied to the agency’s revenues. The agreement is with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 268, which represents 1,700 out of GCRTA’s 2,300 […]

Does Ohio transport policy violate ADA?

April 3, 2012 Ken Prendergast Executive Director All Aboard Ohio kenprendergast@allaboardohio.org (216) 288-4883 _________________ Does Ohio’s transportation policy, which leaves just 1 percent of its transportation budget for non-highway modes like transit, rail and complete streets, violate the Americans with Disabilities Act? This question needs to be asked with greater frequency and urgency as 9 percent […]