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Midwest rail plan is promising for Ohio

Although it is still a few months away from completion, the Midwest Regional Rail System (MWRRS) study by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and its consulting team is delivering some early returns. Those returns are in the form of ridership and operating cost-effectiveness projections that show Ohio has several potential intercity passenger rail routes deserving […]

CSX, Wall Street want a steel wall across Ohio

Imagine how Ohioans would react to a new Ohio Turnpike commissioner seeking to halve the busy toll road from six lanes to three. It would be soundly rejected and the commissioner promptly shown the exit. An equally zany idea is reportedly being pursued by E. Hunter Harrison, the new CEO of CSX Transportation Inc., one of […]

July 2017 e-Edition newsletter

Download the July 2017 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Ohio cuts funding for transit, rail that create, access jobs and development NOACA OK’s a robust transit plan for Greater Cleveland Nashville studies airport lease to expand transit Ohio hosts a trio of “Rally For Trains” events Cincy transit vote delayed until after mayoral vote Illustration […]

Northwest Ohio Rally4Trains drew passenger rail advocates from near, far

UPDATE: Below are links to media coverage of the Toledo Rally4Trains event: WTOL CBS-11 news report The Toledo Blade news report _________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 24, 2017 Contact: Bill Gill 419-536-1924 Bruce Becker, Vice President of Operations, National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) Joins Tim Porter, Chair of the Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association […]