Superior (RTA Rapid Transit station)

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Superior
RTA rapid transit station
Superior Cleveland RTA station.JPG
Station statistics
Address 13113 Superior Avenue
East Cleveland, Ohio 44112
Coordinates 41°31′23″N 81°35′32″W / 41.52306°N 81.59222°W / 41.52306; -81.59222Coordinates: 41°31′23″N 81°35′32″W / 41.52306°N 81.59222°W / 41.52306; -81.59222
Line(s)
Connections      HealthLine
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg 3 (Superior)
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg 40 (Lakeview–Lee)
Structure type Embankment
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking 91 spaces[1]
Other information
Opened March 15, 1955
Rebuilt September 1996
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
Services
Preceding station   RTA Rapid Transit   Following station
toward Airport
Red Line
Terminus
Location
Superior (RTA Rapid Transit station) is located in Cleveland
Superior (RTA Rapid Transit station)

Superior is a station on the RTA Red Line in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. It is located on Superior Avenue (U.S. Route 6) at the intersection of Emily Street, approximately 1½ blocks west of Euclid Avenue (U.S. Route 20). A small parking lot is located northeast of the station entrance along Emily Street.

Notable places nearby[edit]

History[edit]

The station opened along with CTS Rapid Transit on March 15, 1955.[2] It was located across Superior Avenue from the East Cleveland railroad station that served the Nickel Plate and New York Central railroads. The railroad station was constructed in 1929 as part of the Cleveland Union Terminal project, replacing a station located 1 mile southwest at Euclid and East 120th Street. East Cleveland railroad station was abandoned in the 1960s.

The station was completely rehabilitated as part of an RTA renovation program that began in the late 1990s. The $5 million rehabilitation was completed in September 1996.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2007 Park-and-Ride Inventory/Survey, NOACA 2006 Transit Network Guide, June 2007, p. 29.
  2. ^ Exner, Rich (March 14, 2005). "Red Line rapid marks 50 years in service". The Plain Dealer. p. A1. Retrieved 2007-06-02. 
  3. ^ "About RTA: History of Public Transit in Greater Cleveland". RTA Website. Retrieved 2007-06-03. 

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