Over-the-Rhine Community members and business owners are rallying support for the streetcar project in the wake of last week's election. They're calling on the mayor-elect and new council members to keep the streetcar moving forward.
Derek dos Anjos owns a seafood restaurant near the streetcar route.
"I moved here two years ago from New York, NY and I've seen first hand what light rail can do for a city," says dos Anjos. "It would be a big shame if we didn't continue the streetcar. My business is depending on it. Mr. Cranley, please don't do this."
Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee holds one of its last scheduled meetings Tuesday before a new mayor and council take office on December 1st. The group faces a busy agenda since many sessions in September and October were canceled.
The group is expected to approve several incentives packages that will bring new jobs and new housing to the city.
On Thursday, Nov. 21, the chairmen of the Republican and Democratic parties in Hamilton County will switch roles and argue for the other's position on alleged voter fraud as part of the Beyond Civility series of head-to-head debates.
For the past year, Democrats and Republicans on the Hamilton County Board of Elections have been battling over hundreds of cases of alleged voter fraud.