Tag Archives: Chicago

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 […]

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 […]

June 2017 e-Edition newsletter

Download the June 2017 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Columbus funds plan for passenger rail to Chicago via Fort Wayne, Lima Midwest rail plan sets new blueprint Windsor-Toronto HSR is finally progressing Chicago Union Station development announced National “Rally For Trains” events this summer RTA breaks ground on $7.5 million Campus station […]

Chicago-Ohio rail corridor planning starts

Dec. 19, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Ken Prendergast 844-464-7245 kenprendergast@allaboardohio.org All Aboard Ohio is grateful to the business and civic leaders along the Columbus-Lima-Fort Wayne-Chicago rail corridor for their leadership and vision in raising funds to start an Alternatives Analysis and Public Input process for high-performance passenger rail into Chicago. This phase represents a […]