Category Archives: Train stations

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. […]

Summer Outing 2015 (Cleveland rail transit & TOD tour) photo gallery

On Aug. 15, 40 members participated in All Aboard Ohio’s 2015 Summer Meeting & Family Outing, which was a guided tour of Cleveland’s 37-mile rail transit system, including several transit-oriented developments (TOD). Thanks again to the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) for sponsoring this tour which attracted visitors from around Ohio. Attendees were provided […]

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 […]

Cleveland RTA busily replacing rail stations

Cleveland has $90 million worth of active station projects along its 50-mile rapid transit system (37 miles rail, 13 miles Bus Rapid Transit or BRT). In fact, there are more station projects moving forward simultaneously now than perhaps at any time in the 40-year history of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA). Of the 52 rail […]