We Believe in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org en Cranley cracks the door open (a little) to streetcar http://wvxu.org/post/cranley-cracks-door-open-little-streetcar <p>OK, let’s get this straight.</p><p>This new mayor of Cincinnati, John Cranley, ran this fall and won big on a platform where the top three priorities were this:</p><ol><li>Kill the streetcar project.</li><li>Kill the streetcar project</li><li>Kill the streetcar project.</li></ol><p>Several days ago, he seemed well on the way to doing just that.</p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 20760 at http://wvxu.org Cranley cracks the door open (a little) to streetcar Feds say no to Cranley on extending streetcar funding deadline http://wvxu.org/post/feds-say-no-cranley-extending-streetcar-funding-deadline <p>Federal transit officials Friday morning refused Mayor John Cranley's request to extend the Dec. 19 deadline for pulling $45 million in federal money from the streetcar project.</p><p>But the mayor's spokesman, Jay Kincaid, says Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff did agree to talk to pro-streetcar advocates to allow them to make a pitch for more time.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:57:58 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 20761 at http://wvxu.org Feds say no to Cranley on extending streetcar funding deadline