Monthly Archives: May, 2013

All Aboard Ohio statement on Sen. Widener amendment UPDATED!

UPDATED, JUNE 27th: The Widener amendment was removed from consideration by a House-Senate conference committee to resolve differences in the House and Senate versions of the state’s biennial budget. All Aboard Ohio thanks the committee for its wisdom in removing this destructive provision. It would have had created intrusive governmental regulations to discourage inter-regional cooperation […]

Extend “The Hoosier” train to Cincy!

The Indiana Department of Transportation is holding stakeholder and public involvement meetings to get input on what to do with Amtrak’s Chicago-Lafayette-Indianapolis “Hoosier State” train service. Under federal law, states must take over the funding of train routes that are less than 750 miles long by Oct. 1, 2013. If they don’t, Amtrak will discontinue […]

Get passenger rail to the 3C cities!

In addition to the posting above, several initiatives are brewing that could bring passenger rail to the 3C Corridor. While these do not provide service between the 3C Corridor cities, they do give Ohio cities service to a major international city of business that many Ohioans are visiting and want to visit — Chicago. Plus […]

Theresa Allen appointed to All Aboard Ohio board

Theresa Allen, a former two-term Blanchard Township Trustee, was appointed April 30 to an At-Large position on the All Aboard Ohio Board of Directors. All Aboard Ohio is a statewide nonprofit association which advocates for improved passenger rail and public transportation services. Mrs. Allen served on Hardin County’s Township Association’s Executive Committee as the Legislative […]