Category Archives: Announcements

When a frozen Cleveland transit system melts down

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 bad weather. Winter will also indiscriminately claim the overseers of transportation systems as victims, too. Just ask Chicago Mayor Michael Anthony Bilandic whose poor response to the Blizzard of January 1979 caused him to lose […]

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 […]

3 steps to a more multimodal ODOT

All Aboard Ohio today released its POLICY STATEMENT on how the Ohio General Assembly can create a more multimodal Ohio Department of Transportation. We can achieve more and better transportation choices by spending only $7.5 million more per year to leverage tens of millions more in federal transportation dollars which leave Ohio for other states’ public transit. […]

Ohio Amtrak stations going intermodal!

  One by one, Amtrak stations along the Lake Shore corridor across Northern Ohio are becoming more intermodal. The reasons are fundamental to community growth: to improve connectivity, expand transportation choices and provide magnets for more jobs in our historic business districts. Community leaders are working to make existing or new stations the “Go-To” site for all […]