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Cincinnati streetcar unlikely to receive $5M fed grant

Posted on August 20, 2014

Courtesy City of Cincinnati
Courtesy City of Cincinnati
CINCINNATI — Cincinnati's streetcar is unlikely to receive a $5 million federal grant to help pay to run the system — a major blow in ongoing efforts to keep operating costs off the city's books, The Enquirer reported.

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The regional transit authority's grant application rated poorly in a standard scoring process completed by the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments transportation planning agency, according to documents obtained by The Enquirer.

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