Monthly Archives: September, 2010

Ohio could see expanded Amtrak service by end of 2010 Proposals to be delivered tomorrow to Congress

CONTACT: Ken Prendergast, All Aboard Ohio Executive Director kenprendergast@allaboardohio.org (216) 288-4883 SEPTEMBER 29, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COLUMBUS – On Thursday, Amtrak will deliver a report to Congress on how to improve five of its lowest-performing train routes. Two of those routes cross Ohio and would represent the first Amtrak service expansion in Ohio since […]

Report ties jobs to high-speed rail bid

From Business First of Columbus Ohio Public Interest Research Group says the state’s high-speed passenger rail plan would create jobs and drive economic growth. The nonprofit advocacy organization released a 63-page report Monday as Ohio officials consider whether to accept a $400 million federal stimulus grant to help develop a passenger rail system connecting Cincinnati, […]

Gulfstream International Group secures fed subsidy to provide air service to Cleveland

From Crain’s Cleveland Business Gulfstream International Group Inc. (AMEX: GIA), a Florida-based operator of a fleet of commuter aircraft, said it will receive $8.5 million in federal subsidies under the Essential Air Service Program for flights between five small communities and Cleveland. The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the company new, two-year contracts as […]