Monthly Archives: October, 2015

Amtrak’s Lake Shore Ltd turns 40!

  Ohio’s lasting victory! – See All Aboard Ohio’s Lake Shore Limited presentation CLICK HERE given at AAO’s Fall Meeting held Oct. 31 at Toledo’s MLK Plaza/Amtrak station. In the summer of 1973, William Lind had just finished four years of doctoral study at Princeton University with an eye to becoming a professor of history. […]

Cleveland rail shutdown unavoidable

Part One of our series on challenges and opportunities of re-envisioning Northeast Ohio transit In five years or possibly less, east-siders in Greater Cleveland will be riding substitute buses to work, school or medical appointments. Their trips will take two to three times longer than the trains they used to ride. And they will ride […]

More Americans choosing trains, transit

Article written and contributed by Sally Gale, a Cincinnati native who discovered the convenience of trains & transit after relocating to the United Kingdom. In 2013, the American Public Transport Association reported that a record 10.7 billion trips occurred on public transport. Nor does this trend look like it’s slowing down. While we’re still a nation obsessed with car ownership, […]

Survey: two out of three of Americans likely to use High-Speed Rail in USA​

Contact: Mantill Williams  of APTA as 202-496-4869 Washington, D.C. — If you build high-speed rail in America, they will come. According to a 2015 survey released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), if high-speed rail were available today, two-thirds (63 percent) of Americans are likely to use high-speed trains and this jumps to nearly seventy (67) […]