48.2% of Households Along Phase 1 of the Streetcar Have Zero Cars

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The table below shows, according to the most recent census, the number of households with zero cars in the Census Tracts that are directly on the first phase of the Cincinnati Streetcar, running from the University of Cincinnati to the Riverfront.  With almost half of the households on the alignment not having an automobile, there is a clear need for improved public transportation options like the streetcar.

Census Tract Percent of Households with No Car
South Central Business District



North Central Business District



Southwest Over the Rhine



Southeast Over the Rhine



Northwest Over the Rhine



East Vine St. Hill



West Vine St. Hill



South East CUF



Southwest Corryville



Total Percentage with Zero Cars: 48.2%


4 thoughts on “48.2% of Households Along Phase 1 of the Streetcar Have Zero Cars

    Dustin Clark said:
    July 27, 2009 at 11:01 am

    Wow, great stats! Nearly 75% of households in OTR do not own a car. Access to transportation can greatly effect an low income households’ ability to get to and from a job. You can ponder the connection I am trying to make….

    citykin.com said:
    July 27, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    You are digging up some great stats. There are two kind of news stories. One is when some event happens. But the other more interesting news is when existing facts are re-examined.

    BTW, this morning I was awoken by a rattling diesel metro bus that was loudly beeping as it loaded a wheelchair. It seemed to go on foreeeever!

    Randy Simes said:
    July 28, 2009 at 6:59 pm

    Great research…this is a great figure to know and understand.

    […] Streetcars will bring more and better public transportation to Cincinnati and serve a route where 48.2% of the population lives in households without an automobile. There is nothing snobbish about advocating for more and better quality transportation for the […]

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