Category Archives: Press releases

NAACP policy: public transit is a civil right!

At its 107th Annual Convention held July 16-20 in Cincinnati, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) passed a national transportation policy platform that establishes public transportation as a basic civil right. The policy was brought forth by All Aboard Ohio Vice Chair Derek Bauman (who also chairs the Transportation Committee of […]

Ohio faces major transit funding crisis!

Two years ago, the Ohio Department of Transportation estimated in an important study that public transportation agencies across the state will need nearly $570 million per year in additional funding to meet identifiable needs. That amount of state support would put Ohio, the nation’s seventh-most populous state, among its peers – the other top-10 states in […]

Urgent Action Alert!

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR CONGRESSPERSON NOW!! FY 2017 Transportation Funding Bills Advance All Aboard Ohio urges you to contact your Congressperson now! Why? We have a great opportunity to get the funding tools necessary to improve and expand passenger rail service in Ohio, like a daily Amtrak Cardinal or the Pennsylvanian extended to Chicago. Now. Please […]

Members elect new AAO Board

At its Annual Meeting held Saturday May 21 in Columbus, All Aboard Ohio’s general membership elected qualified and dedicated persons to the nonprofit association’s 15-member board of directors. This included three new membership-elected board members Tom Horsman of Cleveland, Sue Mancino of Wickliffe and Robert Winn of Cleveland. A fourth new board member, Laurie Housemeyer […]