Mayor Perk Boards an RTA Bus


This file appears in: Ralph J. Perk and the Birth of RTA
Mayor Perk Boards an RTA Bus

Mayor Ralph J. Perk was instrumental in regionalizing public transit in Cleveland during the 1970s. Under his leadership, the city implemented the Regional Transit Authority (RTA), which alleviated the city's transit debts, allowed for further suburbanization, and became a model that other cities would emulate.


This file appears in: Ralph J. Perk and the Birth of RTA