Cincinnati Streetcar

4 days ago
The Cincinnati Streetcar, now known as the Bell Connector, weathered numerous controversies on the way to completion. Now it faces the prospect of balancing its budget less than three years after launching.
Cincinnati Enquirer
January 19, 2018, 11am PST
It's been a rough week for the Cincinnati Bell Connector.
WLWT
February 18, 2017, 9am PST
That's a small price to pay to bring a $150 million system to a standstill.
WCPO
December 31, 2016, 7am PST
A dive into the reach of the Cincinnati Bell Connector's influence on a revitalizing urban neighborhood.
Cincinnati Business Courier
December 8, 2016, 1pm PST
Supporters of the Cincinnati Bell Connector are confronting mounting concerns about the operation of the city's new streetcar system. Meanwhile, ridership is declining, quickly.
Cincinnati.com
October 5, 2016, 7am PDT
The popularity of the new Cincinnati Streetcar—known officially as the Bell Connector—has been tempered by poor performance on contractually mandated 15-minute headways.
Cincinnati Enquirer
September 9, 2016, 11am PDT
The $148 million Cincinnati Bell Connector opens to the public today, offering free rides all weekend long. The 3.6-mile route connects downtown into the popular Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.
WLWT
June 19, 2016, 5am PDT
The Cincinnati Business Courier reports on the local effect of a long-standing state law.
Cincinnati Business Courier
April 12, 2016, 5am PDT
The Cincinnati City Council is considering a budget for the eagerly anticipated Cincinnati Streetcar this week, revealing new details about the expected opening and early operations of the system.
Cincinnati Business Courier
June 8, 2015, 1pm PDT
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) has been busy negotiating with bidders regarding the potential operations of the forthcoming Cincinnati streetcar.
Cincinnati Business Courier
April 27, 2015, 12pm PDT
After narrowly escaping attempts to kill the project, the Cincinnati Streetcar is now faced with questions about how to fund and expand the system.
Cincinnati Enquirer
December 21, 2014, 1pm PST
Several important details of the Cincinnati Streetcar came into focus in recent weeks. Included is a component of the operating agreement that will take advantage of rising property values in funding the system.
UrbanCincy
June 2, 2014, 1pm PDT
A writer examines what it's like to live in the suburbs and work in the city of Cincinnati—to "exist in the physical and social margins" yet still play an active role in shaping the city's identity.
Belt Magazine