Enquirer- Students Say Streetcar Would Help Sell the City

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The Enquirer has this story about a group of Xavier students promoting the Cincinnati Streetcar:

Anna Garnett, 19, a sophomore from near East Lansing, Mich., stresses that the students “do not want to build a streetcar for the sake of having a streetcar, but because we see it as a critical step in creating the Cincinnati we want to live in.”

The streetcar’s most ardent advocates could not make the case for the project’s $128 million first phase more forcefully.

Cities, they stress, must give people a reason to move there or stay. That is especially true for desirable demographic groups such as young college graduates, who, largely unencumbered by established career and family considerations, often have wide options available to them.

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