Grand Opening Set for Cincy Streetcar Line

A Sept. 9 grand opening will be held for the Cincinnati streetcar system that is under construction.

CVG streetcarThe event for the 3.6-mile line will be a week before the traditional Oktoberfest.

The opening is expected to be on time and under the project’s $147 million budget.

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has indicated that surplus funds from the streetcar project will be used for non-transit projects rather than to plan the expansion of the streetcar line to Uptown to serve the University of Cincinnati and nearby hospitals.

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