Category Archives: Announcements

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 […]

Northeast Ohio rail passengers rally at Cleveland to raise the alarm – and hope

For Immediate Release – June 23, 2017 Contact: Ken Prendergast, Executive Director, All Aboard Ohio (216) 288-4883 KenPrendergast@AllAboardOhio.org Click to download a printable PDF of this press release CLEVELAND – Northeast Ohio rail passengers gathered today at the Cleveland Amtrak Lakefront Station to sound a cautionary alarm but also a message of hope about federal […]

Central Ohio passenger train advocates gather to sound alarm — and hope

Press Release – June 23, 2017 Contact: Jack Shaner, Chair, All Aboard Ohio (614) 309-1169 JackShaner29@gmail.com Elissa Schneider, Chair, TransitColumbus (614) 580-5109 elissa.k.schneider@gmail.com Larry Robertson, Coordinator, Central Ohio Group, All Aboard Ohio; Member, National Association of Railroad Passengers(614) 370-3447 Robertson.9@osu.edu Click to download a printable PDF of this press release Train advocates rail against Trump […]

Last chance to save access to jobs, health care, school, etc this year?

Legislative Update Ohio’s state budget continues to be at a critical juncture regarding public transit’s continued receipt of the Managed Care Organization (MCO) sales tax after this year. The Ohio Senate did not include an MCO fix in their omnibus budget amendment, but an amendment was passed in committee yesterday that will allow us to […]