Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Dear House T&I: right policies let rail be the only mode privatized “from the infrastructure on up”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 21, 2011 Contact: Ken Prendergast All Aboard Ohio Executive Director (216) 288-4883 kenprendergast@allaboardohio.org COLUMBUS – For the first time since the early 20th century, railroad carriers’ unique ownership of their infrastructure and rights of way could be a speedy growth engine for them. All Aboard Ohio made that case as […]

ODOT’s budget request risks more ‘economic blood-letting’ for Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 9, 2011 Contact: Ken Prendergast All Aboard Ohio Executive Director (216) 288-4883 kenprendergast@allaboardohio.org CLEVELAND – All Aboard Ohio is urging the Ohio Department of Transportation to increase its public transportation budget for operating and capital assistance to $250 million per year to help ensure half of Ohio’s population will have […]

Ohio to benefit greatly from President’s “Sputnik-moment” HSR program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 8, 2011 Contact: Ken Prendergast All Aboard Ohio Executive Director (216) 288-4883 kenprendergast@allaboardohio.org CLEVELAND – All Aboard Ohio applauded the Obama Administration’s announcement today for investing $53 billion over six years into high-speed rail projects nationwide to help diversify America’s transportation system after completion of the Interstate highway program. The […]