Greater Cleveland RTA introduces new HealthLine Fleet

Jan. 12, 2022
The new fleet offers riders a cleaner and safer ride.

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) is introducing 16 new passenger and environmentally friendly buses for use on the HealthLine bus rapid transit (BRT) system. 

“All of the buses come with features that will be of great service to our passengers, such as Free Wi-Fi and LCD screens that display real time route updates, along with news and weather reports,” said GCRTA General Manager/CEO India Birdsong. “The buses are powered by low emission technology and meets both EPA and NHTSA program goals to reduce harmful emission and fuel consumption.”  

Additional technical features include a communication system with traffic lights along the route to reduce time stopped at intersections, interior and exterior cameras for rider safety and a turn warning system to alert surrounding pedestrians. 

The value of this partnership is healthcare and public transit bringing innovation and technology to riders in collaboration of connecting the community.