Category Archives: Announcements

Summer Outing 2015 (Cleveland rail transit & TOD tour) photo gallery

On Aug. 15, 40 members participated in All Aboard Ohio’s 2015 Summer Meeting & Family Outing, which was a guided tour of Cleveland’s 37-mile rail transit system, including several transit-oriented developments (TOD). Thanks again to the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) for sponsoring this tour which attracted visitors from around Ohio. Attendees were provided […]

Ohio to be part of Midwest rail plan

Ohio will be part of a multi-state planning initiative for the Midwest led by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) according to a recent announcement to Congress. While more details will be announced soon, the timing of this planning work (which is required by law before federal funding can be awarded to service expansions and capital improvements) could […]

Infrastructure repair tab growing: Cleveland

The inability of the State of Ohio and the federal government to address our infrastructure needs continues to rear its ugly head in an increasing number of case examples. Here’s the latest…. Cleveland needs $150 million to bring its rail Rapid transit system’s tracks up to a state of good repair. This was noted in […]

US Senate rail bill: A huge leap forward!

One of the most innovative passenger rail bills seen in a long time was introduced this week in the U.S. Senate. It is a companion to the already passed U.S. House of Representatives bill that would reauthorize the Passenger Rail Investment & Improvement Act of 2008. While the House bill does little damage to passenger rail […]