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Midwest rail plan is promising for Ohio

Although it is still a few months away from completion, the Midwest Regional Rail System (MWRRS) study by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and its consulting team is delivering some early returns. Those returns are in the form of ridership and operating cost-effectiveness projections that show Ohio has several potential intercity passenger rail routes deserving […]

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 […]

Report issued on Ohio passenger rail immediate needs

All Aboard Ohio has issued an important, detailed report (CLICK HERE, 6.3 mb) and four-page summary (CLICK HERE, 1.3 mb) in time for consideration by Ohio’s elected officials as they debate the next two years of transportation spending. UPDATE: All Aboard Ohio gives testimony Feb. 22 to the Ohio House Finance Committee READ: AAO Testimony-Finance […]

A multi-county transit system for NE Ohio?

At long last, the conversation has begun — about creating a multi-county public transit system of nodes and regional connectors for Northeast Ohio. It’s a vision that will include the best attributes of walking, bikes, private transportation network companies, circulator/mainline/rapid buses, modernized and expanded urban rail  lines, regional commuter railroad lines and multimodal stations that conveniently unite […]