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Bye Capitol/Lake Shore diners, Penn Station summer access

The first item below from Amtrak’s media center is very disappointing news, but not surprising considering that Amtrak is now run by a former airline executive. Questions are: what will the food options be for coach passengers? What will happen with all the brand-new Viewliner dining cars that Amtrak acquired? Will they be used for […]

Feds boost rail funding; will Ohio sit this out, too?

In its 2018 appropriations bill for Transportation-Housing Urban Development (THUD), Congress is providing a major boost to passenger rail funding that will improve rail safety, reliability, convenience, accessibility and speed. But will Ohio sit out this opportunity as it did before by scuttling its 3C rail project in 2010? The bill includes $2.813 billion for intercity passenger rail […]

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 […]