University Circle Transportation Alerts

January 1st - January 1st, 2016

Construction Underway on the Opportunity Corridor

East 105th Street Closure: Weather permitting on Monday, June 29 at 7 a.m., East 105th Street will close in both directions between Cedar Avenue and Quebec Avenue until about mid-October 2015.
Motorists will be detoured via the newly repaved East 100th Street. 

Frank, Arthur, Hudson and Norman Avenues will not have direct access to East 105th Street during the closure.  These streets have temporarily been made two-way streets to provide full access. 
**Note: Until the two-way closure is implemented, East 105th Street remains open to northbound traffic only.

To stay up-to-date on the latest project happenings and to sign-up for email updates please click here.

The East Boulevard Resurfacing project

On Tuesday June 30th, crews will close East Boulevard to Northbound traffic between St. Clair Street and Superior Avenue for Section 1 of the East Boulevard Resurfacing Project. One-way traffic will be maintained Southbound on East Boulevard throughout the construction. Northbound East Boulevard traffic will be prohibited in construction zones.
Northbound motorists will be detoured westbound on Superior Avenue then north on E 105th Street to St. Clair Street.

During the projcet, East Boulevard to be partially closed to through traffic. Signs, flashing arrows, and orange barrels will mark the detour route. One-way traffic will be maintained Southbound on East Boulevard during construction. Northbound East Boulevard traffic will be prohibited, in phases, except in the area between East 105th Street and Wade Park where two-way traffic shall be maintained at all times.

Local access for abutting properties will also be maintained at all times through the use of partial width construction and by maintaining one minimum ten (10) foot lane for southbound traffic. Pedestrian walkways will be maintained at all intersections and along at least one side of the street. All on-street parking will be temporarily prohibited in the work zone areas.

RTA Service Change to begin March, 1 2015
9-Mayfield: All trips will start and end at the Cedar-University Station. Westbound trips travel via Adelbert Road and Murray Hill Road to the Cedar-University Station.

As of March 1, 2015, the timetables for several transit routes that service University Circle will be adjusted.  Please visit the RTA website for more information on these changes.

Moving Greater University Circle Transportation & Mobility Study
UCI and the Transportation & Infrastructure Task Force are currently coordinating the Moving Greater University Circle Transportation & Mobility Study to assess areas of need and opportunity in our transportation system.  The study will identify short and long-term strategies for effective transportation management through observation, analysis and stakeholder engagement.  For more information, visit the project page here

Zipcar in University Circle
Zipcar is University Circle's new car sharing service open to college students, faculty and staff, local businesses and nonprofits, and the community. Reserve the cars by the hour or by the day with gas, insurance, and up to 180 miles of driving included. Your business can also set up an account for employees at an affordable rate. If you're interested in learning more, contact Hannah Faires at 216-707-5084 or click here.

Little Italy – University Circle Rapid Station
RTA broke ground in October 2013 on the new Little Italy – University Circle Rapid Station on Mayfield Road.  The new station will replace the existing E. 120th Street Station and is expected to open in fall 2015.  The $17.5 million station features a single platform headhouse and entrance plaza, complying with current ADA requirements, a heavy-duty elevator and stairway from the street level up to the platform and waiting areas, and several public art components that will both illuminate the station and better blend the station with the adjacent neighborhoods.  The station will provide more direct connections to the Little Italy business district and the rapidly developing Uptown neighborhood.
RTA Launches Red Line / HealthLine Extension Study
RTA is exploring options to extend the Red Line and/or HealthLine east into Euclid, closer to the Lake County line. RTA and their consultant team began a study the week of September 10th with a series of public meetings and will continue to seek public input throughout the planning process.  For more information on the study and public engagement opportunities, visit

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