Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Road/air subsidies: huge, growing & safe; Amtrak’s are small, shrinking & attacked

Some graphics tell a story better than words. The above graphic from the Northeast Business Alliance does that very well. It shows how tiny our nation’s federal funding support is for rail and how out of control federal spending is for highways and aviation. Yet rail is constantly under attack by so-called budget hawks who […]

All Aboard Ohio’s RESTORE efforts are producing rail development in the Valley

Valley’s rail study gets closer look Funding sought for various projects September 2, 2012 By BRENDA J. LINERT – Business Editor (blinert@tribtoday.com) , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com WARREN – A study that could help land grant money for developing area rail service in the Mahoning Valley is getting another review by Trumbull and Mahoning County […]

Columbus-Lima-Ft Wayne-Chicago passenger rail benefits study starts

All Aboard Ohio and the Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association (NIPRA) have jointly worked to secure funding for a feasibility study that will build a business case for the return of rail service from Chicago to Fort Wayne, with plans to extend service to Lima and Columbus, OH. That study officially got underway in early […]