Everybody Rides Metro Foundation

Everybody Rides Metro foundation logo.

Everybody Rides Metro (ERM) is a charitable foundation that subsidizes Metro fares for low-income individuals to support self-sufficiency.

The foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and is the first foundation of its kind in the country.  Donations are tax-deductible.

The Everybody Rides Metro foundation was created by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority board of trustees and received its 501(c)(3) status in September 2006. The foundation is a non-profit organization and is not part of SORTA or Metro.




Everybody Rides Metro Staff and Board members:

Executive Director: Joseph B. Curry
Program Manager: Rita D. Potts

Board of Trustees

Jason Dunn
Vice President of Multicultural Affairs & Community Development,
Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau
J. Thomas Hodges

Frank Bowen Jr

Retired, formerly Associate Vice President and Dean of Students for the Division of Student Affairs and Services at the University of Cincinnati.

David D. Hoguet
Executive Director, Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati

Tameika Moore
Director of Human Resources at Jack Casino

Teri Nau
Community Relations Director forTalbert House 

Brad Thomas
Attorney in private practice


Contacting the Foundation:

If you're interested in becoming a partner or are an existing partner agency and have questions, please call: 513-632-7609.

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