Kids ride free on RTA

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(Cuyahoga County) - RTA's Kids Ride Free program is posting record ridership.

Tens of thousands of Greater Cleveland families are taking advantage of this offer so far this summer, with ridership for the Kids Ride Free program now up 50% over last year. 

"We're halfway through the second year of this summer promotion, and so far, we’ve tallied nearly 40,000 rides. That's up 50% from last year," says RTA spokesperson Linda Krecic.

She tells Newsradio WTAM 1100, up to three children, age 12 and under, can ride any Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority bus or train free, when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. The program runs through Saturday, August 11.

Kresic adds that parents who purchase a RTA Pass can get discounts at many businesses and organizations. For more details you can click here

(Photos by Ken Robinson/WTAM)

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