The Ohio Hub: The Ohio & Lake Erie Regional Rail Hub Study

Ohio has developed a plan for developing a robust network of fast, modern passenger trains. For details, please review the Ohio Hub plan executive summary and final report.

Also, see these economic impact reports:

More than ever before, our highways and airports are under increasing pressure from heavy traffic, especially freight, with predictions for even greater levels of congestion. To help keep people and goods moving, the Ohio Rail Development Commission* developed the Ohio Hub plan as a strategy for improving freight rail operations (by upgrading the rail infrastructure) and introducing competitive higher speed passenger rail service in Ohio with links to Michigan and other adjoining states.

*To visit the the Ohio Rail Development Commission website (where, under the current administration, the Ohio Hub reports are no longer posted) click here.