Category Archives: Train stations

Is Cincy-Chicago partnership a precursor to more trains?

Amtrak reported this week that it has expanded its Thruway Bus Service partnership with Greyhound Lines to offer improved transportation choices and simplified, joint ticketing between Cincinnati plus other cities and Amtrak’s Chicago hub. This comes on news that Greyhound and Megabus may relocate into Cincinnati’s Riverfront Transportation Center which is accessible to the new streetcar. […]

Fort Wayne Line rebirth

For advocates of rail transportation, one of the most enjoyable developments is to see a railroad line come back to life. That’s been happening recently to the 270-mile Fort Wayne Line between Tolleston (Gary), IN and Crestline, OH via Ft. Wayne, Lima and Bucyrus. This was one of America’s premier passenger rail lines, linking Chicago […]

Cleveland intermodal hub: “like an airport downtown”

  A $185 million intermodal transportation center with the acronym ARTIC will unite bus and rail passengers for the first time Dec. 6 in this city of 341,000. No, it’s not Cleveland. It’s Anaheim, California. But it shows the excellence that can be achieved when multiple stakeholders with competing needs are brought together under the leadership of […]

It’s been a productive year of Ohio passenger rail developments so far

It has been a busy and positive year so far when it comes to passenger rail development in Ohio. Let’s sum up what has happened in recent months….. > Ohio is “back” in the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission after ODOT withdrew from it in 2013. MIPRC is a compact of states to foster communication, […]