Author Archives: kjprendergast

Midwest rail plan is promising for Ohio

Although it is still a few months away from completion, the Midwest Regional Rail System (MWRRS) study by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and its consulting team is delivering some early returns. Those returns are in the form of ridership and operating cost-effectiveness projections that show Ohio has several potential intercity passenger rail routes deserving […]

Help All Aboard Ohio on Oct. 10-11

Please mark your calendars! All Aboard Ohio’s largest fundraiser is coming up — lasting 26 hours starting at 10 a.m. on Oct. 10 and continuing to 12 noon on Oct. 11. Donate during that time to All Aboard Ohio through the Columbus Foundation and the foundation will match your generosity with its own donations to All Aboard Ohio! See […]

CSX, Wall Street want a steel wall across Ohio

Imagine how Ohioans would react to a new Ohio Turnpike commissioner seeking to halve the busy toll road from six lanes to three. It would be soundly rejected and the commissioner promptly shown the exit. An equally zany idea is reportedly being pursued by E. Hunter Harrison, the new CEO of CSX Transportation Inc., one of […]

July 2017 e-Edition newsletter

Download the July 2017 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Ohio cuts funding for transit, rail that create, access jobs and development NOACA OK’s a robust transit plan for Greater Cleveland Nashville studies airport lease to expand transit Ohio hosts a trio of “Rally For Trains” events Cincy transit vote delayed until after mayoral vote Illustration […]