Documents & References
The Cincinnati Streetcar Feasibility Study was conducted by HDR Decision Economics and validated by the University of Cincinnati’s Economic Center for Education and Research. This study examines the factors of land use, traffic engineering, environmental impact, and cost in order to determine the practicability of a streetcar in Cincinnati. Additionally, the Feasibility Study measures the economic benefits to the community from such an investment.
- Economic Analysis
- Benefit-Cost Analysis Appendix - TIGER I Grant Application (Sept. 2009)
- Benefit-Cost Analysis Appendix - TIGER II Grant Application (Aug. 2010)
- Benefit-Cost Analysis Appendix - TIGER III Grant Application (Oct. 2011)
- The Economic Case For The Cincinnati Modern Streetcar (March 2011)
Below is a link to the maps included in the study, which cover alternate route and possible future extensions.
Below is a link to the University of Cincinnati’s assessment of the Feasibility Study.
In 2009, HDR presented the Cincinnati Streetcar Uptown Connector Feasible Alternatives Study, an assessment which focuses on the technical evaluation of alternative routes connecting Downtown and Uptown.
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the City conducted an Environmental Assessment (EA) and a Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Cincinnati Streetcar Project. A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was issued on June 10, 2011.
- Environmental Assessment (EA)
- Supplemental Environmental Assessment
- Finding Of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
- Appendix To FONSI
- Addendum To FONSI
Basics About The Streetcar & Project Status
On April 29, 2013, the City Manager made a presentation to the Cincinnati City Council's Budget & Finance Committee about the rationale for the streetcar, the history of the project, its status at that point and some future options.