OK, let’s get this straight.
This new mayor of Cincinnati, John Cranley, ran this fall and won big on a platform where the top three priorities were this:
Several days ago, he seemed well on the way to doing just that.
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.
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.