Monthly Archives: July, 2010

Ohio eyes phase 2 of rail plan

From the Toledo Blade While passenger trains are still at least two years away from running on a “Three-C” corridor for which Ohio has obtained federal stimulus money, state officials have begun looking at what they hope will be a second phase, which would include two Toledo routes. The Ohio Rail Development Commission has signed […]

Rail advocates say 3C could generate 8,000 Ohio jobs

From the Dayton Daily News Job creation has become a key argument for rail advocates, including Ohio Secretary of Transportation Jolene Molitoris, who got their chance Monday, July 12, at the Dayton Rotary Club to rebut an earlier presentation by state Sen. Jon Husted. Husted, R-Kettering, and many other Republicans in the Ohio legislature say […]

3C Rail debate draws confrontational lines

From the Lancaster Eagle Gazette Ohio’s proposed high-speed rail could merely brush through north central Ohio, but the region is taking shape as an epicenter for the political fight surrounding the plan. Designs call for the 3C Rail project to connect Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati with passenger rail service. Shelby and Galion are in contention […]

Passenger Rail in OH Could Put Business on the Right Track

From the Ohio Public News Service The Ohio Department of Transportation says the federally funded 3-C corridor passenger rail project is on track, and that could be very good economic news for the cities along the route. The train would link Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati, with possible stops in other cities such as Riverside, […]