Category Archives: Press releases

Be a transit planner for a day – design your own transit system

AAO NOTE: the ODOT survey is urban bus/rural transit-biased with ZERO rail options mentioned. There is an open-ended question at the end of the survey where persons can indicate anything else they want to weight in on — including offering rail-related ideas and suggestions. Ohio Department of Transportation • News Release Division of Communications 1980 West […]

New All Aboard Ohio board members, officers named

At the May 17 All Aboard Ohio Annual Meeting in Gahanna, OH, 15 people were elected or appointed to two-year terms on the association’s Board of Directors. From the elected directors, the board chose a new Chairman in Jack Shaner, a new Secretary in Charles Horn and returned  Ken Sislak as Vice-Chairman and Ken Clifford […]

Is Congress stuck in the 1950s?

Miles-driven are on the wane. Aviation has flat-lined. Amtrak is the fastest growing transportation mode in the 21st century with nearly 15 years of ridership records. Transit is at its highest ridership since Congress passed the federal Interstate highway bill in 1956. And biking is also growing by leaps and bounds as young people are […]

Metro planning organizations form rail alliance

May facilitate planning for traffic growth on Ohio’s busiest rail corridor For Immediate Release April 11, 2014   Ken Prendergast Executive Director All Aboard Ohio (216) 288-4883 The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) Board of Directors today passed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a “northern Ohio rail alliance” among three Metropolitan […]