Category Archives: Announcements

Amtrak is a public-private partnership, but at the inverse of its competition

  In the days following the tragic crash of Amtrak train #188 in Philadelphia, the public profile of Amtrak’s infrastructure issues were raised significantly. We at All Aboard Ohio abhor the tragedy but encourage conversation about how to prevent such tragedies in the future by providing this nation with a First World transportation system. Instead, America’s level of public […]

Save Hoosier State train, expand to Cincy

In a March 18 letter, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) urged the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration to continue the Chicago-Indianapolis “Hoosier State” train service and to improve the service to attract more riders. Among the improvements, he advised INDOT and FRA to extend the train service to Cincinnati. All Aboard […]

When a frozen Cleveland transit system melts down

MARCH 4 UPDATE: CLICK HERE to read an official statement from GCRTA GM/CEO Joe Calabrese “We apologize to our customers for significant service delays.” ALL ABOARD OHIO STATEMENT, March 2: Bad winter weather causes pain from exposure. It exposes poor planning, insufficiently-maintained equipment and infrastructure, and a lack of attention to detail in response to […]

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 […]