Cleveland Indians announce return of 'Tribe Park and Ride' transportation

Cleveland, OH-The Cleveland Indians will bring back the popular transportation option, Tribe Park and Ride, presented by SportsTime Ohio, for eight dates this summer, beginning next weekend.

The program features SportsTime Ohio's Fan Express as well as additional charter buses, and will operate in four suburbs on eight weekend dates from May through September. The Fan Express, wrapped in Indians decals, will rotate suburbs, and Lakefront Lines buses will transport fans from the other four cities.

The dates for Tribe Park and Ride are:





Saturday, May 31 (3:05PM)


Independence & Westlake

Brohio Bobblehead courtesy of Sugardale; Rally Alley presented by RTA

Saturday, June 21 (7:15PM*)


Mentor & Strongsville

Hall of Fame Induction; Omar Vizquel Jersey courtesy of Medical Mutual

Friday, July 4 (7:05PM)

Kansas City

Independence & Westlake

Extended 4th of July Fireworks presented by Wayside Furniture; Sugardale Dollar Dog Night

Saturday, July 12 (3:05PM)


Mentor & Strongsville

Kenny Lofton Jersey courtesy of KeyBank

Saturday, August 2 (7:05PM*)


Independence & Westlake

20th Anniversary Celebration; Jim Thome Statue courtesy of KeyBank; Rally Alley presented by RTA

Friday, August 15 (7:05PM)


Mentor & Strongsville

Rock N' Blast Fireworks; Sugardale Dollar Dog Night; Rally Alley presented by RTA

Saturday, August 23 (7:05PM)


Independence & Westlake

Terry Francona Jersey courtesy of Northeast Ohio Media Group; Fireworks presented by Pierre's Ice Cream Company


Sept. 6 (7:05PM)


Mentor & Strongsville

Fan-Designed T-Shirt courtesy of Cleveland Clinic; Fireworks

The locations for Tribe Park and Ride are:

  • Mentor: Lakeland Community College, Central (i.e. Nursing) Parking Lot
  • Independence: Doubletree Hotel/Shula's Steak 2 (Rockside Road exit off
  • Strongsville: SouthPark Mall parking between JCPenney and Sears, near Pole No. 39 (Royalton Road/SR 82 exit off I-71)
  • Westlake: Dave and Buster's (Columbia Road exit off I-90)

Tickets limited for each bus, can be added to ticket purchase for $5

Tickets for Tribe Park and Ride, which are extremely limited in quantity for each game and each location, are $5 with the purchase of a ticket at, the Progressive Field Box Office or Indians Team Shop.

The buses will load 90 minutes before first pitch and leave each respective location 75 minutes before first pitch. Post-game, buses will depart 20 minutes after the final out or the completion of the fireworks display, on Ontario Street near the Indians Team Shop.

Tribe Park and Ride joins the Indians free Ohio City shuttle as alternative transportation options the team is offering fans. The Ohio City shuttle runs when the Indians play at Progressive Field on Thursday nights, Fridays and Saturdays.

The shuttle operates from one hour before and until one hour after each of those games, and picks up fans at the corner of West 25th Street and Market Avenue near the West Side Market.

For information on Tribe Park and Ride, visit Fans can purchase Tribe Park and Ride tickets as an add-on to any ticket purchase on or at the Progressive Field Box Office or Indians Team Shop. For fans already holding tickets to these eight dates, Tribe Park and Ride tickets only can be purchased at the Progressive Field Box Office or Indians Team Shop.