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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

The Streetcars Have Passed!

According to people here who actually attended the finance meeting this morning, it looks like the streetcars have passed unanimously. This is great news. Now we all wait in suspense for the 2pm general council meeting that will have the final say with the "go ahead" for the project. I will update this post as I learn more.

The streetcars have passed!
Enquirer Article


Chris S said...

Hi Jason,
I'm keeping a summary of updates here - http://www.cogitatio.net/blog/index.php?m=200804#360

I'll be attending the 2PM meeting, so I will update shortly thereafter!

Mandy said...


now we just gotta get the money together! start thinking of fundraising ideas, peeps!!

Chris S said...

In reality, its going to be all about figuring out ways to drum up private support. Know someone who works for a big company downtown? Start talking to them today about what their company might want from the line and get them to talk to people about it too.

Coming soon - I will have "support the streetcars" bumper stickers in all the cool shops in OTR, so keep your eyes peeled, and stick em where people will notice!

Jason said...

Thanks Chris, I'll definitely be on the lookout for those.
And yes, HOORAY!! This was certainly a big and important step. As Chris pointed out if anyone has connections with any big companies or people with lots of money, start talking to them now!

mvoss said...

YEEES! I am so excited! I shared the happy news with anyone and everyone today. Some excited but others rolled their eyes and mumbled something about the Bank project. But who cares this is a real victory for the city. Like Mandy said let's start planning a huge street car approval party! We need to keep the momentum going!

Cincinnati NAMjA said...

Can i get an AMEN!

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