Tag Archives: Midwest

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 […]

Survey: two out of three of Americans likely to use High-Speed Rail in USA​

Contact: Mantill Williams  of APTA as 202-496-4869 Washington, D.C. — If you build high-speed rail in America, they will come. According to a 2015 survey released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), if high-speed rail were available today, two-thirds (63 percent) of Americans are likely to use high-speed trains and this jumps to nearly seventy (67) […]

Ohio to be part of Midwest rail plan

Ohio will be part of a multi-state planning initiative for the Midwest led by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) according to a recent announcement to Congress. While more details will be announced soon, the timing of this planning work (which is required by law before federal funding can be awarded to service expansions and capital improvements) could […]