Facilities (Garages/Surface Lots)
Nearby parking lots and garages are conveniently marked on this map of Downtown Cleveland.
Metered parking will be limited Downtown. Please refer to this list of road closures and parking restrictions, follow all posted parking directives and plan accordingly.
Public Transit (RTA)
Public transit helps when the weather isn't cooperating. Cleveland's Regional Transit Authority runs free trolley buses on weekdays, as well as nights and weekends. RTA also operates a rail line between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Tower City Center every 15 minutes.
Cleveland’s transit system is rather substantial with bus, trolley and train lines all throughout the city. Be sure to visit RTA’s website to plan your routes and purchase fares online before heading to the city.
According to Walk Score, a popular internet site for ranking pedestrian-friendly cities, Downtown Cleveland is considered a "walkers paradise." Most attractions in Downtown Cleveland can be reached within a 20-minute walk.
In addition, PCMA's Convene magazine ranked the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland number four on the "Top 15 Convention Centers in Highly Walkable Places" list. That means returning to the hotel room for a quick break between sessions is no biggie.
Yellow-clad Downtown ambassadors patrol the streets to ensure safety and cleanliness, answer questions, offer friendly greetings or give helpful directions.
Taxi Cab & Ride Share Services
While in Cleveland, taxi cab and ride share services are available throughout the region, Downtown and at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. So, save the driving for someone else with one of these transportation businesses.
One of the breeziest and most fun ways to explore Cleveland? On a bike. Thanks to several bikeshare companies, renting a bike for the day is an especially easy feat for visitors to The Land. There are several options in and around downtown, as well as options within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Towpath Trail.
The Bike Rack
Located in Downtown Cleveland’s Gateway District, the Bike Rack, which is operated by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance, isn’t just the place for local cyclists to store and fix their wheels — visitors also can rent bikes for a nominal fee.
Located on Lorain Avenue near Ohio City, Fridrich Bicycle offers basic bike rentals (including kids bikes and tandems) to visitors and locals alike.
Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op
OCBC is a non-profit, volunteer-driven cooperative bicycle education center offering riding and repair classes, hands-on learning, and refurbished used bikes for sale or rent.
Rent shared mobility scooters for quick and easy transportation around Cleveland. The following e-scooters are available from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Simply download the respective app on your smartphone and follow the prompts to create an account and get scooting.
Getting to Cleveland
Need to figure out how you’re getting to Cleveland from your departure city? Thankfully, Cleveland’s got a bevy of options. Click here to learn about transportation options to the city.