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Feds lend Ohio hand to get back on the train again

The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress has extended its hand to states and regions to get on board in giving its constituents more and better transportation choices. It did so by offering new financing tools for improved passenger rail and transit services in the new 5-year federal transportation law passed this week. Now Ohio’s state government, metropolitan areas within […]

Ohio-Indiana mayors, MORPC to jointly seek Columbus-Chicago rail

Mayors in nine cities in Ohio and Indiana, along with the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), announced Aug. 6 that they will sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) within the week calling for cooperation in development of a Chicago-Fort Wayne-Columbus passenger rail corridor. The Ohio cities represented are Columbus, Marysville, Kenton and Lima. The Indiana cities […]