Sam Allard
May 23, 2023 - Transit

Bibb appoints RTA riders to RTA board

Members of Cleveland RTA leadership pose for a photo

From left to right: RTA chief executive India Birdsong Terry, Calley Mersman, RTA board chair Charles Lucas, Jeff Sleasman, RTA deputy GM Rajan Gautam. Photo: Courtesy of RTA

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) last week formally welcomed two new Justin Bibb appointees to its board of trustees.

Driving the news: Calley Mersman and Jeff Sleasman replaced outgoing board members Valarie McCall and Luz Pellot, both of whom had been appointed by former Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson.

Sam Allard
May 19, 2023 - Transit

Lakewood presses pause on e-scooter rentals

Illustration of an electric scooter with a "Sorry, we're closed" sign hanging from the handlebars.

Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

Officials in Lakewood announced this week that they will no longer offer e-scooters for rental, after receiving feedback from residents.

Flashback: Lakewood launched a pilot in 2022 with 90 devices spread across 12 city locations.


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