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NBC4 Reporter successfully rides the bus one time

Walker Evans Walker Evans

NBC4i.com wrote Will She Be On Time? Hunt Tests COTA, Google Wednesday, Jul 09, 2008 By Donna Willis COTA began a partnership with Google Maps to help commuters get to work more easily by bus. The interactive gives you pickup and arrival times to help you better time your trip. NBC 4’s Mikaela Hunt entered […]


Passenger Rail Act passes US House

Stu Nicholson Stu Nicholson

Major news this afternoon. The U.S. House just a few moments ago passed HR-6003, the Passenger Rail Investment & Improvement Act of 2008, by a veto-proof majority…. 311 to 104. You’ll recall the Senate passed its version of the bill (S-294) by a 93 to 6 margin late last year. The next step will be […]


The Passenger Rail Investment & Improvement Act

Stu Nicholson Stu Nicholson

The U.S. House of Reps. this past week introduced HR-6003, the long-awaited House version of Senate Bill 294: The Passenger Rail Investment & Improvement Act, which would: 1. Create a first-ever, five year funding scenario for Amtrak with a total funding of $14.2 Billion dollars, which would allow them to fiannly expand intercity service and […]


Strickland wants 3-C Passenger Rail Restored


The Dispatch wrote Strickland wants 3-C passenger rail restored Thursday, March 6, 2008 COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. Ted Strickland says the nation’s passenger rail operator should take a look at restoring lines to Ohio cities that have been without them for decades. Strickland asks Amtrak in a letter to evaluate how practical it would be […]


Support The Ohio Hub – Sign the Petition

Walker Evans Walker Evans

XINGColumbus wrote Support The Ohio Hub February 16, 2008 by Eric A petition is up on iPetions for you to show your support for the Ohio Hub plan. Here’s what you’ll be signing up to support… In recognition that the current state of transportation in the state of Ohio requires bold action and strategic investment […]


MORPC seeking nominations for annual awards

Walker Evans Walker Evans

ThisWeekNews wrote MORPC seeking nominations for annual awards Thursday, January 17, 2008 JEFF DONAHUE The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is seeking nominations from the central Ohio community for two major awards to be presented during a newly created State of the Region luncheon. The luncheon is set for April 16 in the ballroom of […]


Free Megabus Tickets for Jan thru March 2008


Megabus is giving out 100,000 free tickets for travel dates between 01/16/08 ~ 03/11/08. Tickets are only available until the end of January right now but the deal is good until March or when they have given out 100k. Just input WIN2008 in the promotion code before searching. That confused me a bit. There is […]


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