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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 […]

Just across the lakes, a rail and transit revolution is underway

On the other side of Lake Erie from Ohio, the Canadian province Ontario is investing big in rail and transit. Up to $50 BILLION is proposed to be invested over the next 20 years as part of The Big Move plan. More than $30 billion has been committed already by the province that has a population of […]

Save Hoosier State train, expand to Cincy

In a March 18 letter, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) urged the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration to continue the Chicago-Indianapolis “Hoosier State” train service and to improve the service to attract more riders. Among the improvements, he advised INDOT and FRA to extend the train service to Cincinnati. All Aboard […]