RTA to provide free rides for Dayton Strong Benefit Concert

Published: Tuesday, July 09, 2019 @ 3:06 PM

RTA will offer free rides on their entire system this weekend to ensure the public can attend the Dayton Strong Benefit Concert for The Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund.

The concert will be held Saturday, July 13 at RiverScape MetroPark from 1 to 6 p.m.

All routes and The Flyer will have stops at or near RiverScape. Eligible customers who want to book a trip using RTA Connect, call the RTA Call Center at 937-425-8300.

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"RTA is supporting a variety of efforts to assist our community as it rebounds from this terrible disaster and we hope to help drive a great turnout that day," RTA CEO Mark Donaghy said.

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The City of Dayton will also offer free parking at the Oregon District Garage, 101 E. Fifth St. 

Five Rivers MetroParks, SOCHE (Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education), The Dayton Foundation, Greater Dayton RTA and others have partnered for this fundraising concert.

The concert is free but all donated proceeds go towards The Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund, established by The Dayton Foundation, to help rebuild the community.