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A public-private partnership may be Ohio’s best hope for passenger rail

All Aboard Ohio’s most recent hard-copy newsletter’s content was as much of a mixed bag of good and bad news as one could possibly imagine. The lead story about the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Midwest Regional Rail System (MWRRS) study showed that Ohio is a strong market for passenger rail. The second front-page story showed […]

CSX, Wall Street want a steel wall across Ohio

Imagine how Ohioans would react to a new Ohio Turnpike commissioner seeking to halve the busy toll road from six lanes to three. It would be soundly rejected and the commissioner promptly shown the exit. An equally zany idea is reportedly being pursued by E. Hunter Harrison, the new CEO of CSX Transportation Inc., one of […]

Northwest Ohio Rally4Trains drew passenger rail advocates from near, far

UPDATE: Below are links to media coverage of the Toledo Rally4Trains event: WTOL CBS-11 news report The Toledo Blade news report _________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 24, 2017 Contact: Bill Gill 419-536-1924 Bruce Becker, Vice President of Operations, National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) Joins Tim Porter, Chair of the Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association […]

May 2017 e-Edition newsletter

Download the May 2017 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Ohio could be a big beneficiary of funding boosts for Amtrak, transit Ohio provides tiny boost for transit West Virginia creates the Cardinal Compact Pennsylvania weighs Keystone West expansion CVSR ridership grows 15% in 2016, sets record Developments growing at Cleveland rail stations Illustration […]