It's just a test...Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar emergency exercise on June 16

On Friday, June 16 beginning at 1 a.m. and lasting until approximately 2 a.m., Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA), Transdev, City of Cincinnati and local authorities will conduct a streetcar full-scale emergency exercise.

CINCINNATI – On Friday, June 16 beginning at 1 a.m. and lasting until approximately 2 a.m., Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA), Transdev, City of Cincinnati and local authorities will conduct a streetcar full-scale emergency exercise.

The training exercise scenario will be a service-related emergency that involves local first responders and other emergency response personnel. The exercise will take place near Washington Park, on Elm Street in front of Music Hall.

The public should be aware that this is only an exercise; do not to be alarmed by emergency responders, sirens and other activities around the exercise location.

This training exercise, along with various tabletop-style safety and security exercises performed throughout the year, are part of ongoing efforts to practice and improve procedures in case of an emergency.

About The Cincinnati Bell Connector

The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar is intended to expand transportation options 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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