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Passenger Rail in Ohio: Showdown at the Controlling Board

12:00AM
April
15, 2010

Those in favor of passenger rail and those opposed are gearing up for a vote Monday by the state Controlling Board.

Ohio Passenger Rail Plan Must Reach Agreements With Freight Railroads

12:00AM
March
12, 2010

Despite uncertainty in the state legislature, supporters of passenger train service between Cleveland and Cincinnati via Columbus continue to make their case. A major stumbling block is forging agreements with freight lines to share their rails.

Ohio Senate President Questions Affordability of Passenger Rail

12:00AM
February
18, 2010

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.

Ohio Looks for Ways to Pay Passenger Rail Costs

12:00AM
January
28, 2010

Transportation officials say they’ll look for various ways to pay for a new passenger train system without increasing the tax burden for Ohioans.

Transportation Sec. LaHood Optimistic About Ohio Passenger Train Service

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in Columbus
12:00AM
September 22, 2009

President Obama’s transportation secretary was in Columbus Tuesday where he toured a bus facility recently renovated with the help of federal stimulus dollars. But during a press conference afterward, the talk quickly turned to what backers say is a need for passenger rail service.

GOP Lawmakers Question the Final Cost of Passenger Trains Along the 3-C Corridor

12:00AM
March
17, 2009

Democratic lawmakers are seeking federal funds to rev up a passenger train project in Ohio, but Republican legislators want to know more about the cost.