Monthly Archives: July, 2016

NAACP policy: public transit is a civil right!

At its 107th Annual Convention held July 16-20 in Cincinnati, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) passed a national transportation policy platform that establishes public transportation as a basic civil right. The policy was brought forth in a resolution by Derek Bauman who chairs the Transportation Committee of the NAACP Cincinnati Branch […]

Ohio faces major transit funding crisis!

Two years ago, the Ohio Department of Transportation estimated in an important study that public transportation agencies across the state will need nearly $570 million per year in additional funding to meet identifiable needs. That amount of state support would put Ohio, the nation’s seventh-most populous state, among its peers – the other top-10 states in […]

July AAO events!

July All Aboard Ohio events! Come to one of these All Aboard Ohio events, all of which are open to the public. Also note that we are restarting Youngstown local AAO meetings July 28 and that we will combine the summer/fall meetings into a two-day event September 23/24 in Cincinnati surrounding the city’s new Streetcar […]