Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Senate President Questions Affordability of Passenger Rail
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Saying he has concerns about whether Ohio can afford passenger rail, Senate President Bill Harris has requested additional information on the proposed 3-C rail project to connect Cleveland, Columbus & Cincinnati.
In a letter to Gov. Ted Strickland, Harris cited what he calls “the tenuous structure of our state budget.”
Harris says only four trains will run each day, and their average speed will be only 39 MPH.
Officials with the Ohio Department of Transportation say they are working on a response to the several questions asked by Harris.