University Circle (RTA Rapid Transit station)


University Circle (RTA Rapid Transit station)

Infobox Station
name=University Circle
type=RTA Rapid Transit station



image_size=
image_caption=
address=11100 Cedar Glen Parkway
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
coordinates=coor dms|41|30|0|N|81|36|19|W|type:railwaystation_region:US-OH
line=rail color box|system=GCRTA|line=Red
other=Bus # 7X (Monticello–Euclid Hts. Blvd.)
Bus # 8 (Cedar)
Bus # 9X (Mayfield)
Bus # 32X (Cedar)
Bus # 38 (Payne–Hough)
Bus # 42 (Fairmount)
Bus # 48 (University Circle–East 131st)
Bus # 48A (University Circle–
East 131st)
Bus # 50 (East 116th–Harvard–
West 117th)
Community Circulator # 821
(University Circle/Heights Area)
Circle Link
platform=Island platform
tracks=
parking=None
bicycle=
baggage_check=
passengers=
pass_year=
pass_percent=
pass_system=
opened=March 15, 1955
closed=
rebuilt=
ADA=Yes
code=
owned=Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
zone=
former=Cedar–University
services=
mpassengers=

University Circle is a station on the RTA Red Line in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. The station is located in University Circle at the foot of Cedar Hill along Cedar Glen Parkway (which connects Cleveland's Cedar Avenue with Cleveland Heights' Cedar Road). It includes entrances on both sides of Cedar, with bus loading lanes along Cedar on each side. There is also a bus loop with loading area southwest of the station at the corner of Cedar Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.

The station also connects with Circle Link shuttle buses operated by Case Western Reserve University. The Circle Link buses stop at the corner of East 114th Street and Glenwood Avenue at the northern entrance to the station.

Notable places nearby

* University Circle
* Case Western Reserve University
* Little Italy

History

The station opened along with the rest of the CTS Rapid Transit on March 15, 1955 [cite news
last = Exner
first = Rich
coauthors =
title = Red Line rapid marks 50 years in service
work =
pages = A1
language =
publisher = The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer
date = March 14, 2005
url = http://docs.newsbank.com/openurl?ctx_ver=z39.88-2004&rft_id=info:sid/iw.newsbank.com:NewsBank:CPDB&rft_val_format=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rft_dat=108D9BD89956CF6D&svc_dat=InfoWeb:aggregated4&req_dat=0D1C2ED46ABD2E15
accessdate = 2007-06-02
] and was originally named "Cedar–University" or "University–Cedar" station, highlighting its connection with the bus lines that ran down Cedar Avenue from Cleveland Heights.

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