Cleveland Museum of Natural History to HostNinth Annual Conservation Symposium
Cleveland… Should you remove fallen logs from the forest? Should you cut or allow wild grapevine to grow? Find out about the biological consequences of manipulating forests at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Ninth Annual Conservation Symposium on Friday, Sept. 7. Titled “Forest Management: Seeing the Forest and the Trees,”...
06/30/12 | The Plain Dealer Editorial Board
Calabrese and his staff also failed to heed early warnings. Brad Chase, chairman of the RTA Citizens Advisory Board and a veteran rider, says he tested a mock-up of the machines before they were installed and told the RTA that they were hard to use. He was right.Simply put, there's no excuse for failing to properly monitor this $10 million...
06/30/12 | Tom Breckenridge, The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- RTA riders may not have to deal with baffling ticket machines much longer.
RTA needs to improve the machines soon, said Brad Chase, chairman of RTA's Citizens Advisory Board. The group red-flagged problems with the machines before they were deployed in 2009.
"It's a huge part of the customer experience for RTA," Chase said. "It's important for RTA to...
06/24/12 | Tom Breckenridge, The Plain Dealer
The improvements are similar to those that the RTA Citizens Advisory Board pushed for two years ago, said board chairman Brad Chase.
"This is the public face for RTA with thousands of riders," Chase said of the ticket machines, "and it's really terrible."
06/18/12 | Tom Breckenridge, The Plain Dealer
Brad Chase, a regular rider and head of RTA's Citizens Advisory Board, said Calabrese has been a strong leader through tough times.
Most transit systems are still cutting services, while RTA is expanding some routes, he said.
"That bodes really well for Cleveland," Chase said.But Calabrese's team needs to make improvements, he said. Bus and train stations need more and easier-to-understand information...