Council to Ask City How Green Cincinnati Plan Fits in Norfolk Southern Deal

Mayor Aftab Pureval told CityBeat during a sit-down interview in June that the city already spends the proceeds from the lease on infrastructure, but a state law change made it so this sale would remove any flexibility on that spending.

By Madeline Fening

Just about five weeks before election day, some members of Cincinnati City Council want to know if there's a way to spend a hypothetical cashflow from Norfolk Southern on green infrastructure projects. On Sept. 26, council's Climate, Environment & Infrastructure committee will vote on a motion to ask the city how elements of the Green Cincinnati Plan will be honored in a potential sale of the Cincinnati Southern Railway (CSR) to Norfolk Southern...

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