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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 […]

Boy Scouts seek daily Amtrak Cardinal

PDF of the following press release on AAO letterhead is available HERE. Dec. 20, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Derek Bauman 513-262-0345 derekbauman@gmail.com All Aboard Ohio and other passenger rail advocates seeking daily Amtrak Cardinal service have gained a major ally in the Boy Scouts of America. In a Dec. 15, 2016 letter to Amtrak […]

November 2016 e-Edition newsletter

Download the November 2016 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Columbus-Chicago passenger rail Tier I planning gains momentum Northeast Ohio regional transit considered University of Cincinnati Student Govt. endorses Uptown extension Connecting the Wolverine and the Keystone Want Amtrak expansion? Tell Congress today. Lake Shore’s Boston section returns with class Cleveland RTA hires […]

October 2016 e-Edition newsletter

Download the October 2016 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar sees 200K+ riders in 3 weeks Midwest regional rail plan underway Cardinal Conference in Cincy seeks daily trains Toledo Amtrak station $1.2M upgrades OK’d Congress OKs full year of Amtrak funding in CR NS builds link to ease NE Ohio […]