U.S. Department of Transportation Celebrates Cincinnati Streetcar Grand Opening

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers joined Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and other local officials to celebrate the opening of the Cincinnati Streetcar. The new line is the cornerstone of Cincinnati’s efforts to expand transportation options and revitalize the heart of the city by improving access to jobs, the developing riverfront, and rejuvenated neighborhoods. “Today Cincinnati joins a growing list of cities across the country that have chosen streetcars to revitalize their downtown and improve mobility for citizens,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “Cincinnati’s streetcar will attract new businesses and investment along the route and transform the neighborhoods surrounding the project – as other streetcars have in cities all over the United States.”

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