Monthly Archives: February, 2015

Major delays, cancellations affect Ohio trains

At 3:17 a.m. today, Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited (Chicago-New York City train #48) departed Chicago Union Station. In other words, it started its 960-mile journey 5 hours, 47 minutes late. The eastbound train was more than six hours down when it met and passed its daily westbound counterpart, train #49, somewhere between Sandusky and Toledo about […]

3 steps to a more multimodal ODOT

All Aboard Ohio today released its POLICY STATEMENT on how the Ohio General Assembly can create a more multimodal Ohio Department of Transportation. We can achieve more and better transportation choices by spending only $7.5 million more per year to leverage tens of millions more in federal transportation dollars which leave Ohio for other states’ public transit. […]

Ohio Amtrak stations going intermodal!

  One by one, Amtrak stations along the Lake Shore corridor across Northern Ohio are becoming more intermodal. The reasons are fundamental to community growth: to improve connectivity, expand transportation choices and provide magnets for more jobs in our historic business districts. Community leaders are working to make existing or new stations the “Go-To” site for all […]

Where is ODOT’s “Passenger Division”?

What would Ohio’s transportation system look like if the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) had the same passion for moving people as it does for moving freight? That question is being asked by the nonprofit All Aboard Ohio as ODOT seeks to create a Division of Freight to oversee the rail, maritime and trucking modes to […]