It’s going to be a busy May for All Aboard Ohio! Come to one of these events, all of which are open to the public. Only the Annual Meeting incurs a small registration fee, but you’ll get well-fed!
May 2: CINCINNATI/Southwest Ohio Spring Meeting — Monday, May 2, 6 pm at Pi Pizzeria, 199 E 6th St, downtown Cincinnati. Agenda & details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/270796169922066/
May 7: TOLEDO/National Train Day — Saturday, May 7, 9:30 am-4 pm, MLK Plaza/Amtrak station, 300 Martin Luther King Jr., Toledo. All Aboard Ohio is a proud sponsor! Attractions, events & details here: http://www.tmacog.org/National_Train_Day_Toledo.htm
May 14: CLEVELAND/AAO Local Meeting — Saturday, May 14, 10 am-12 noon, Conference room above the AAO office in the Sustainable Cleveland Center, Tower City Center (230 West Huron, downtown), above foot court and across from Hard Rock Cafe. Contact Ken Prendergast at 216-288-4883. Agenda: Amtrak expansion, Lakefront Multimodal Transportation Center update, NEO transit update.
May 14: COLUMBUS/AAO Local Meeting — Saturday, May 14, 10 am-12 noon, Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave., Columbus. Contact Larry Robertson at 614-459-0359. Agenda: Transportation Planning in Central Ohio, reports on meetings attended and more.
May 21: COLUMBUS/AAO ANNUAL MEETING — Saturday, May 21, 10 am to 2 pm (registration at 9:30 am) Spaghetti Warehouse, 397 W. Broad St., Columbus. Late registration after May 18? Contact: Ken Prendergast at 216-288-4883. Pay online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-aboard-ohio-annual-meeting-2016-tickets-21608607928?aff=eac2
Annual Meeting agenda: former AAO Chairman Ron Sheck PhD–“The Way It Was: 50+ years of riding trains across Ohio”; Josh Lapp, Vice Chair, Transit Columbus–“Central Ohio rail/transit planning update.” AAO elections, updates, board meeting, continental breakfast, lunch. Registration for members: $25 per head of party & $15 for each additional person in your party. Non-members $35 per attendee, including 2016 membership in All Aboard Ohio. Members should see their latest newsletter for more details.