Naming Rights Sold for Two Streetcar Stations

Stations on Main Street named: Jack Casino and Hanke Exchange

CINCINNATI – Naming rights have been sold for two of the 18 Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar stations:

•JACK Casino station: Court & Main

•Hanke Exchange station: 12th & Main (pronounced HANG-kee; purchased by the Stough Group)

Advertising Vehicles has the contract with the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority to sell the naming rights and advertising on the Cincinnati Bell Connector and 18 streetcar stations. Revenue from naming rights and advertising will be used for streetcar operations.

"It is great that two of the newest permanent fixtures to downtown are being named by two landmarks of OTR redevelopment," said Co-Founder of Advertising Vehicles L.V. Semona. "These companies have contributed in their own way to what is great about our downtown scene."

The naming rights for the streetcar stations is in addition to the recently announced Cincinnati Bell streetcar naming rights contract. In addition, UC Lindner College of Business, Rhinegeist, Richter & Phillips Jewelers, Four Entertainment Group, Taste of Belgium, Tom + Chee and Kerry Toyota have streetcar contracts, and several other contracts are being finalized.

About The Cincinnati Streetcar: Scheduled to open Sept. 9, 2016, the Cincinnati Bell Connector is intended to expand transportation options, stimulate development, and enhance livability by connecting downtown, the riverfront and Over the Rhine. The Cincinnati Bell Connector is owned and funded by the City of Cincinnati, managed by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, and operated by Transdev.

About Advertising Vehicles: Advertising Vehicles is a national advertising sales company based in Greater Cincinnati that specializes in fleet and transit vehicle advertising. Contact: L.V. Semona (513) 554-4700 or lv@advertisingvehicles.com

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