Tag Archives: Sandusky

Bye Capitol/Lake Shore diners, Penn Station summer access

The first item below from Amtrak’s media center is very disappointing news, but not surprising considering that Amtrak is now run by a former airline executive. Questions are: what will the food options be for coach passengers? What will happen with all the brand-new Viewliner dining cars that Amtrak acquired? Will they be used for […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 2017 e-Edition newsletter

Download the May 2017 issue CLICK HERE to read the following stories: Ohio could be a big beneficiary of funding boosts for Amtrak, transit Ohio provides tiny boost for transit West Virginia creates the Cardinal Compact Pennsylvania weighs Keystone West expansion CVSR ridership grows 15% in 2016, sets record Developments growing at Cleveland rail stations Illustration […]