News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Meaden & Moore

Akron General

Knight Foundation


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Sports


Cleveland adds buses and trolleys for the Senior Games
Some 11,000 athletes are competing
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


Web Editor
M.L. Schultze
 
In The Region:

Cleveland is preparing for Friday’s start of the National Senior Games with added bus and train service.

Some 11,000 athletes are completing in 19 sports over the next two weeks. Cleveland RTA is adding buses and times to its HealthLine and B-Line trolley, and is running a shuttle from the downtown Convention Center to Baldwin-Wallace University.

The games officially begin Friday night with the opening festival on Mall B next to the Convention Center.

 

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is increasing service for the National Senior Games in three key areas: the HealthLine, the B-Line trolley and a shuttle from the Convention Center to Baldwin-Wallace University, where some events will be held.

HealthLine (operates 24/7)

  • July 19-Aug. 1, RTA will increase the number of vehicles in operation.
  • From 7 a.m.-7 p.m., frequency will be every 8 minutes or better, 7 days a week.

B-Line trolley

  • July 19-Aug. 1, operates seven days a week, from 7 a.m.-7:15 p.m.
  • Frequency: 10 minutes on weekends, 5 minutes on weekdays.
  • Normal service continues on the C-LineE-Line and L-Line.

Bus shuttle between the Convention Center and BWU

  • July 24-31.
  • Downtown stops, for trips to BWU -- across the street from the Convention Center on the north side on Lakeside Avenue (closer to Ontario), and at the trolley stop in front of the Horseshoe Casino.
  • BWU stop -- on Maple Avenue at Bagley Road.
  • A fourth stop, drop-off only, is for northbound trips heading to the Convention Center. The driver will stop on Ontario, in Public Square.

Bus shuttle timetable

Each trip takes 35 minutes. The bus leaves Public Square at 3 minutes and 33 minutes after each hour.

Southbound: The first trip leaves at 6 a.m., and then every 30 minutes. The last southbound trips leave the Convention Center, as follows:

  • July 24 -- 10 p.m.
  • July 25 -- 8 p.m.
  • July 26 -- 8:30 p.m.
  • July 27-28 -- 10 p.m.
  • July 29-30 -- 8 p.m.
  • July 31 -- 1 p.m.

Northbound: The first trip leaves at 6:50 a.m., and then at 20 and 50 minutes after every hour. The shuttle ends at different times, based on events. Here are the times of the last bus departing from BWU.

  • July 24 -- 10:50 p.m.
  • July 25 -- 8:50 p.m.
  • July 26 -- 9:20 p.m.
  • July 27-28 -- 10:50 p.m.
  • July 29-30 -- 8:50 p.m.
  • July 31 -- 1:50 p.m. 

Related WKSU Stories

The nation's top senior athletes converge on Cleveland this week
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Add Your Comment
Name:

Location:

E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


Comments:




 
Page Options

Print this page

E-Mail this page / Send mp3

Share on Facebook




Stories with Recent Comments

The Black Keys guitar tech's moment in the spotlight
Nice job, Vivian. It's always nice to hear about the unsung heroes getting their due! Thank you, Chuck Johnston (Full disclosure - I'm a friend of the Carney fa...

Akron's Tuba Christmas: A resounding blast of holiday spirit
Nice piece, Vivian! Looking forward to hearing you move from flute to tuba on Saturday. Love hearing your interviews and this seemed extra special since I kno...

Cleveland Hugo Boss workers are fighting for their jobs again
Bro. Ginard; I support your effert to keep your jobs, I understand all about concesions, I was a Union offical from 1965 until 1991 and the company th...

Asian Carp control could benefit from bill passed by House, heading to the Senate
help me fight the battle against invasive carp by method of harvest

Ohio's Portman supports lifting limits on party political money
If Portman was legitimately concerned about outside groups influence on elections he would have supported the DISCLOSE act. Instead he helped block it being bro...

Study shows trade with China has cost more than 3 million U.S. jobs
I disagree with James Dorn! If we don't change the playing field and make it a fair competition the whole US industry will be weaker and weaker. Eventually all ...

Video of Cleveland police shooting a 12-year-old is critical to the investigation
While I think this is a very unfortunate, the fact is that police are trained to aim for the large mass of a human to stop them. If they aimed for the leg it w...

Wayne County teacher says he was fired for criticizing dairy
This is bull crap Smithville Schools have changed ever since the new school I'm so ashamed at the district I wish I could pick my house up and move it to anothe...

White Castle is closing its five Northeast Ohio restaurants
you should open a white castle in logan ohio.i'm pretty sure you disappointed,thank you...

Copyright © 2014 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University