11,000+ Rides on the Cincinnati Bell Connector Thanksgiving Weekend

The holiday weekend boosted total passenger trips to 276,133 since the streetcar’s grand opening on Sept. 9.
CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Bell Connector proved to be a popular choice for families during the Thanksgiving weekend with more than 11,000 trips taken between Friday, Nov. 25 and Sunday, Nov. 27. The holiday weekend boosted total passenger trips to 276,133 since the streetcar’s grand opening on Sept. 9.

Ridership:
Friday, Nov. 25: 5,843
Saturday, Nov. 26: 4,487
Sunday, Nov. 27: 948
Total: 11,278

Riders are encouraged to skip the lines at the ticket vending machines and download the new Cincy EZRide app for easy fare payment on their smartphones. Remember to activate passes by inserting it into the validator prior to riding or tap the “use ticket now” button in the app.

For more information about the Cincinnati Bell Connector, visit www.cincinnatibellconnector.com and connect with the streetcar on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About The Cincinnati Bell Connector

Recently renamed the Cincinnati Bell Connector, the streetcar is intended to expand transportation options, stimulate development, and enhance livability by connecting downtown, the riverfront and Over-the-Rhine. It is owned and funded by the City of Cincinnati, managed by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, and operated by Transdev.

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