Tag Archives: Brook Park

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 […]

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 […]

When a frozen Cleveland transit system melts down

MARCH 4 UPDATE: CLICK HERE to read an official statement from GCRTA GM/CEO Joe Calabrese “We apologize to our customers for significant service delays.” ALL ABOARD OHIO STATEMENT, March 2: Bad winter weather causes pain from exposure. It exposes poor planning, insufficiently-maintained equipment and infrastructure, and a lack of attention to detail in response to […]