Category Archives: Announcements

September 2016 e-Edition newsletter

Download the September 2016 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar starts Sept. 9 Join AAO’s campaign to save Ohio transit Wick Moorman starts work as Amtrak’s new CEO Update on Amtrak, expansion federal funding Amtrak to invest $2.45B in NE high-speed trains Virginia moves forward on multimodal Atlantic Gateway Illustration […]

August 2016 e-Edition newsletter

Download the August 2016 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Transit crisis hits Ohio cities hard Ohio stations to proceed without TIGER grants Rail passengers continue to get priority over freight Want trains/transit? Tell your Congressperson! Cleveland transit funding backlog nears $2B Cincinnati faces deep transit service cuts after 2017 Illustrations of the Month/Cleveland isn’t alone Please contact […]

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 […]