RTA Breaks Ground on Transit Hubs
- Community representatives and public officials joined the
RTA board and staff on September 25 and 26 to break
ground on the Southern Montgomery County and Eastown Hub
- RTA Board President Jim Payne and RTA Executive Director
Minnie Fells Johnson, Ph.D. hosted the events which
celebrated the RTA's most recent investment in the
region's future. "Maximized RTA service efficiency,
enhanced rider comfort and security, and the promotion of
economic development are among the many benefits of this
latest RTA venture," said Payne.
- Ohio Department of Transportation Deputy Director Carla
Cefaratti echoed Payne's comments at the southern hub
groundbreaking and praised the RTA's progressive efforts
to match service with the changing needs of transit
- Ohio State Senator Rhine McLin and Dayton Area Chamber of
Commerce President Phil Parker were among the many
speakers to acknowledge the importance of such
developments to the economic health of the region.
- Following the groundbreakings, the RTA distributed
commemorative bus banks which symbolize the Authority's
investment in the region's future.
- Four additional hubs will be strategically located in the
Western, Northeastern, and Northwestern corridors as well
as in downtown Dayton. The hub network will offer the
community many benefits including passenger amenities,
intermodal connections, and improved regional connections
to local, cross-town, express and feeder transit
- The RTA and Dayton and Montgomery County Public Library
are sharing the use and development of the Southern
Montgomery County Hub site through the Miami Township
Joint Development Project. The library will build its
Miami Township branch at the site.