Category Archives: Press releases

Survey: two out of three of Americans likely to use High-Speed Rail in USA​

Contact: Mantill Williams  of APTA as 202-496-4869 Washington, D.C. — If you build high-speed rail in America, they will come. According to a 2015 survey released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), if high-speed rail were available today, two-thirds (63 percent) of Americans are likely to use high-speed trains and this jumps to nearly seventy (67) […]

Cleveland’s looming rail shutdown

In the next few years, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) may be compelled to shut down one or all of its three rail lines just as millennials and real estate developers are repopulating city neighborhoods and making rail more cost-effective here. That bright future may be derailed by multiple factors converging at the […]

New report: restore passenger rail to Columbus, Dayton, Youngstown; expand service to other Ohio cities

For Immediate Release Contact: Ken Prendergast, All Aboard Ohio Executive Director, 844-GO4-RAIL (toll free) What if Ohioans in small towns and big cities could access more frequent, faster, reliable and conveniently scheduled passenger rail services? What if those trains offered low fares and on-board amenities like WiFi, conference space, cafe service, comfortable reclining seats, and a safe, […]

US Senate rail bill: A huge leap forward!

One of the most innovative passenger rail bills seen in a long time was introduced this week in the U.S. Senate. It is a companion to the already passed U.S. House of Representatives bill that would reauthorize the Passenger Rail Investment & Improvement Act of 2008. While the House bill does little damage to passenger rail […]