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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Streetcar Forum June 10th at UC

Are you in search for more information about streetcars and more specifics about the Cincinnati streetcar proposal? If so then this June 10th is for you.

The City of Cincinnati will be hosting a Streetcar Forum at the University of Cincinnati from 8am - 1:30pm. There is a $35 registration fee for the event (includes continental breakfast, box lunch, parking, and forum materials).

The forum will be taking place on UC's Main Campus at the Tangeman University Center (TUC-Great Hall - GoogleMap), 4th floor.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Cincinnati Streetcar Forum: Promoting Growth & Mobility - Itinerary

8:00 - 8:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:35 Welcome and Introductions by Moderator
8:35 - 9:00 Introduction of Cities
9:00 - 10:00 Session One: Streetcars 101
  • What is a Streetcar System?
  • Why have they been successful?
  • What was the community reaction?

10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:15 Session Two: Impact of Streetcars on Economic Development

  • How has the Streetcar System stimulated growth and mobility?

11:15 - 12:00 Lunch: The Cincinnati Proposal
12:00 - 1:00 Session Three: Implementing a Streetcar System

  • What funding sources are available?
  • How much does it cost to maintain a Streetcar System?
  • What are the lessons learned implementing a streetcar system?

1:00 - 1:30 Final Comments: Questions & Answers

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