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RTA offering extended hours, services throughout Fourth of July weekend

RTA offering extended hours, services throughout Fourth of July weekend
Posted at 6:23 AM, Jun 29, 2017

The Regional Transit Authority is offering extended service throughout the city this weekend to accommodate a full schedule of events during Fourth of July weekend. 

Rock and Ride

On Friday, the hours of the Red, Blue and Green Lines will be extended until 12:00 a.m., providing transportation from the Cleveland Orchestra Independence Day Concert. The concert begins at 9 p.m. on Mall B, between Lakeside Avenue and St. Clair Avenue, with fireworks scheduled for 10 p.m. 

From classical music to a bit of rock and roll, Irish rock band U2 is performing at FirstEnergy Stadium on Saturday. The sold-out concert begins at 7 p.m., with the Waterfront and Green Lines extending service until the end of the show. 

Attendees are encouraged to purchase an all-day RTA passs prior to the show, which will provide free transfers from the Red, Blue or Green Line at Tower City to the Waterfront Line near the stadium. An all-day pass costs $5.50. Free parking is available at the RTA Rapid stations. 

Red, White and Ride 

On Tuesday, July 4, the city is hosting one of the largest firework displays in Northeast Ohio. To accommodate the Independence Day celebration, RTA is operating a free C-Line trolley until 11:00 p.m., providing transportation from Tower City to Flats East Bank. 

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