Local, regional and federal transportation leaders are meeting Thursday to talk about the future of light rail in the Tri-state.
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune says the goal is to look at the region's opportunities and build momentum, "to present a vision of a regional rail plan as a part of a multi-modal transportation system and begin to generate some momentum and excitement about accomplishing that."
Portune says the all-day summit will be recorded and available online afterward. He expects a community survey on local transportation needs is also forthcoming.
Cincinnati Metro CEO & General Manager Terry Garcia Crews and Director of The Economics Center at the University of Cincinnati, Julie Heath, discuss a new study giving high marks to Metro for operational efficiency, and plans for increasing Metro services in 2014.