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Take a few minutes to make a difference!

ACTION ALERT!! Both the House and the Senate have passed long-term surface transportation bills. That hasn’t happened in over a decade! Please make your voice heard in making sure the rail-friendly Senate bill is favored by CLICKING HERE and sending a short message to Congress today. Members of the Conference Committee, which creates the final […]

Amtrak’s Lake Shore Ltd turns 40!

  Ohio’s lasting victory! – See All Aboard Ohio’s Lake Shore Limited presentation CLICK HERE given at AAO’s Fall Meeting held Oct. 31 at Toledo’s MLK Plaza/Amtrak station. In the summer of 1973, William Lind had just finished four years of doctoral study at Princeton University with an eye to becoming a professor of history. […]

GCRTA’s Calabrese responds to AAO

Official statement by Joe Calabrese, GM/CEO of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA): “It’s no secret that public transit is underfunded, both nationally and throughout Ohio. RTA’s Blue/Green Lines are a 100-year old community asset, with the Red Line 60 years old. We have absolutely no plans to abandon these irreplaceable assets. Here are […]

Cleveland rail shutdown unavoidable

Part One of our series on challenges and opportunities of re-envisioning Northeast Ohio transit In five years or possibly less, east-siders in Greater Cleveland will be riding substitute buses to work, school or medical appointments. Their trips will take two to three times longer than the trains they used to ride. And they will ride […]