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11:03 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Duke wants operating agreement before beginning streetcar work

Jay Hanselman

The president of Duke Energy says the company will not provide a construction schedule for moving its wires and pipes for the city’s streetcar project until the two sides reach a deal on an operating agreement. 

Julie Janson expressed her concerns in an October 10th letter to City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr.

Janson said the operating agreement must allow the company to have immediate access to equipment during emergencies and enough time to resolve any issues. 

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Local News
2:53 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Cincinnati council goes forward with $29 million streetcar plan

The Budget and Finance Committee heard from dozens of people for and against the streetcar project.
WVXU News

A majority of Cincinnati City Council voted Monday to shift $29 million in city funds to the $110 million streetcar project – including $15 million that neighborhood leaders believed was going to go to improvements in their neighborhoods.


City administrators told council members that the money would allow the city to go ahead with relocation of utility lines and pipes along the streetcar route through downtown and Over-the-Rhine, while the city continues to try to resolve a dispute with Duke Energy over who should pay for that.

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Streetcar plan in works
4:42 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Cincinnati has plan to prevent streetcar delay

Credit Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee will consider several items Monday that city administrations say will prevent the streetcar project from being further delayed.

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Streetcar battle
10:28 am
Tue August 28, 2012

City and Duke still fueding over streetcar

Credit Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati's City Manager said in a memo a disagreement with Duke Energy concerning the streetcar threatens to increase the cost and potentially delay the project. 

The dispute could lead to a lawsuit.

The city and the company are at an impasse about who should pay to relocate the utility lines and pipes near the streetcar tracks.

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WVXU News
4:34 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

The Week in Review: July 29 - August 4, 2012

Jay Hanselman reviews some of the stories that made news in Greater Cincinnati this past week, including City Council term limits, relocating utilities for the streetcar project, and levies for Hamilton County Senior and Mental Health Services.

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