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The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar can take you to all the downtown hot spots.


As the weather chills, the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcars may be the best way to get to all the fantastic downtown events, from The Banks to OTR to Findlay Market.


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The Cincinnati Bell Connector has a mobile payment app called Transit App with EZFare. It is available on most smart devices. The app is free, easy to download, and has no service fees. You must download the Cincy EZRide App, create an account, and add your credit card!


How to use the EZFare App

1. Download the app and create an account.
2. Choose your transit system.
3. Select your fare.
4. Purchase your ticket (you must add your credit card information).
5. Use your ticket! It will be on your ticket wallet.

Download the EZFare App



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Ticket vending machines accept credit cards, cash, and Metro stored value cards. Here are popular destinations along the Cincinnati Bell Connector route:

  • Government Square
  • Fountain Square
  • Contemporary Arts Center
  • Public Library
  • Aronoff Center
  • Cincinnati  Casino
  • Gateway Quarter
  • Music Hall
  • Washington Park


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When you are ready to ride, select your fare and show your activated ticket to your Metro bus operator or Cincinnati Bell Connector fare inspector. The app also allows your stop’s real-time arrival and departure times for your visit.


While riding the Cincinnati Bell Connector, there are plenty of things to do downtown. Free concerts are happening at Washington Park, and before the shows, you can enjoy plenty of black-owned businesses to eat or shop at! There is no reason your summer should not be spent in downtown Cincinnati.



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Written by: Crystal Kendrick


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Written by Crystal Kendrick

Crystal Kendrick is the publisher of The Voice of Black Cincinnati. With a vision to educate, recognize and create opportunities for African Americans in the region, Crystal oversees all content creation and publication, ensuring each piece aligns with the outlet's mission to inform, engage, and inspire. A lifelong advocate for community engagement and empowerment, Crystal's leadership steers The Voice of Black Cincinnati toward being a pivotal platform to find community resources, local Black-owned businesses, culturally relevant events, jobs with equal opportunity employers and scholarship for higher education. Connect with Crystal on LinkedIn to explore her experiences and contributions to Cincinnati's media landscape.