Category Archives: Reports & Presentations

Amtrak’s Lake Shore Ltd turns 40!

  Ohio’s lasting victory! – See All Aboard Ohio’s Lake Shore Limited presentation CLICK HERE given at AAO’s Fall Meeting held Oct. 31 at Toledo’s MLK Plaza/Amtrak station. In the summer of 1973, William Lind had just finished four years of doctoral study at Princeton University with an eye to becoming a professor of history. […]

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) […]

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

UPDATED WITH SEVENTH BOARD-APPROVED ROUTE EXPANSION 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, […]

Transport subsidy double-standard hits again

For some reason the Brookings Institution and Crain’s Cleveland Business recently singled out for criticism rail transit fares not covering the operating costs of rail systems. This just in: “No form of transportation covers their operating costs.” This selective criticism was extracted by Brookings from a Hamilton Project report which addressed government subsidies for multiple forms of […]