More than 50,000 Rode Cincinnati Streetcar

More than 50,000 people rode the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar line during its opening weekend of Sept. 9-11.

CVG streetcarThe system recorded 50,646 passenger trips with rides over 3.6-mile line being free. The highest ridership was posted on Friday with 18,141 trips,

Normal fares are $1 for two hours and $2 for an all-day pass.

Dwight Ferrell, chief executive officer and general manager of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, which manages the streetcar system, called the opening weekend a tremendous success.

“The new streetcar service has made Cincinnati a true multimodal city and is living up to its promise of connecting people and places, improving quality of life and spurring economic development,” Ferrell said.

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