Euclid Corridor Transportation Project


RTA HealthLine Fact Sheet

  • The HealthLine represents 9.2 miles of roadway improvements on and adjacent to Euclid Avenue.
  • Offers frequent and convenient travel between Downtown, University Circle and East Cleveland, with 40 stops along the way.
  • The HealthLine has its name as a result of a Naming Rights Partnership with both the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals, which are also two major locations served along Euclid Avenue.
  • In 20 minutes, the HealthLine can move passengers from Public Square to University Circle; to East Cleveland in about 30 minutes.
  • The HealthLine is visited often by representatives of other cities, states and countries as an example of a highly successful Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system.
  • Over $4.3 billion dollars has been into the Euclid Avenue Corridor, including:
    • $62 million generated local taxes
    • $180 million Cleveland State University master plan
    • $500 million University Hospitals expansion
    • 7.9 million square feet in commercial development
    • 13,000 new jobs
    • $350 million Cleveland Museum of Art project
    • $506 million Cleveland Clinic Heart Center
    • 4,000 new residential units along the route
  • Hybrid-electric technology on the specialty designed HealthLine Rapid Transit Vehicles, and the addition of 1,500 trees helps to make Cleveland greener.
  • Additional ‘Green’ facts
    • By riding the HealthLine you can reduce your carbon footprint
    • 45 million barrels of oil a year are saved by using public transportation; reducing the need for foreign oil by 40%
    • HealthLine buses can transport both you and your bicycle
  • Schedules
    Arriving every 5 minutes during morning and afternoon weekday rush hours, and providing service in 10, 15, 20 and 30 minute increments during other hours, the HealthLine offers service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All schedules are online.