About The Cincinnati Streetcar
The Cincinnati Streetcar is an electric mode of transportation operating in its first phase on a 3.6-mile loop connecting key communities in the city’s urban core. Running up to 18 hours a day and 365 days a year, the streetcar will be a vital complement to the city's existing Metro and other transportation systems.
The vision remains to create a streetcar system that spurs development and is part of a larger multimodal transportation system that links areas outside the downtown core and throughout the region. The streetcar system is envisioned to go from the River to the Zoo, University, and hospital area in Uptown. Read More
Benefits Of A Modern Streetcar
Designed to improve neighborhood accessibility, stimulate development and create jobs, the Cincinnati Streetcar is on track to revitalize and connect key communities throughout Cincinnati's urban core. The Cincinnati Streetcar means more jobs, more development, and more liveable communities.
In cities across the country, from Atlanta to Seattle, streetcar systems have brought in numerous new businesses along the routes because owners can count on a steady stream of customers to pass by each day. Buses and other transportation-oriented investments don't have a proven record of attracting such an influx of business. Read More
Cincinnati Streetcar's Route
The first phase will connect Downtown to Findlay Market and the Over-the-Rhine Historic District.
Downtown is Cincinnati’s largest employment center, with approximately 70,000 people in the area every day. It has been proven in cities from Atlanta to Seattle that fixed rails in the ground with thousands of potential riders draw new storefronts and businesses, as well as fixed up housing. Read More
- Streetcar Project Status: April 17, 2013
You have been waiting patiently for information on the bids that came in response to the Construction Management Request for Proposals for the next step in building the streetcar.
- Streetcar Vehicle Production Under Way
Production of Cincinnati's modern streetcar vehicles got under way in February, starting with a series of design review meetings.
- City, Duke Energy Reach Streetcar Agreement
Today, Mayor Mark Mallory and City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. announced that the City of Cincinnati and Duke Energy have reached an agreement on the Streetcar project.
- Project Update: January 2013
There's been much progress on the Cincinnati Streetcar project in the past few months.
- Enquirer Article: Facts About The City/SORTA IGA
On Saturday, The Cincinnati Enquirer article titled, "City Seeks Change in SORTA Agreement" made several substantive errors that are misleading and factually incorrect.