Everybody Rides Metro Foundation
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.
Find out more at the Everybody Rides Metro website.
Everybody Rides Metro Staff and Board members:
Executive Director: Joseph B. Curry
Program Manager: Rita D. Potts
Board of Trustees
Director of Multicultural Affairs & Community Development,
Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau
J. Thomas Hodges
Executive Director, St. Vincent de Paul Society
Former Director, Freestore Foodbank
David D. Hoguet
Executive Director, Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati
Director of Corporate Communications, TriHealth
David S. Mann
Attorney; former Mayor of Cincinnati; former member of United States Congress
Paul G. Sittenfeld
Managing Partner, R. W. Baird & Co.
Attorney at the Manley Burke Law Office
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, or visit the Everybody Rides Metro website for more information.