Tag Archives: infrastructure

Cleveland rail shutdown unavoidable

Part One of our series on challenges and opportunities of re-envisioning Northeast Ohio transit In five years or possibly less, east-siders in Greater Cleveland will be riding substitute buses to work, school or medical appointments. Their trips will take two to three times longer than the trains they used to ride. And they will ride […]

Cleveland’s looming rail shutdown

In the next few years, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) may be compelled to shut down one or all of its three rail lines just as millennials and real estate developers are repopulating city neighborhoods and making rail more cost-effective here. That bright future may be derailed by multiple factors converging at the […]

Infrastructure repair tab growing: Cleveland

The inability of the State of Ohio and the federal government to address our infrastructure needs continues to rear its ugly head in an increasing number of case examples. Here’s the latest…. Cleveland needs $150 million to bring its rail Rapid transit system’s tracks up to a state of good repair. This was noted in […]

Amtrak is a public-private partnership, but at the inverse of its competition

  In the days following the tragic crash of Amtrak train #188 in Philadelphia, the public profile of Amtrak’s infrastructure issues were raised significantly. We at All Aboard Ohio abhor the tragedy but encourage conversation about how to prevent such tragedies in the future by providing this nation with a First World transportation system. Instead, America’s level of public […]