Working to increase and improve public transit and passenger rail transportation serving the region.
The goal is a fully multi-modal, interconnected transportation system.
TMACOG Map: Passenger Rail Service, Northwest Ohio & Southeast Michigan (2013)
Ohio Statewide Rail Plan, 2010
Amtrak's State Fact Sheets (include annual ridership at stations and money spent in states)
The Ohio Hub: Ohio & Lake Erie Regional Rail Hub Study: Ohio's proposal for higher speed passenger trains linking ohio cities, southeast Michigan and other adjoining states.
TMACOG Resolution of Support for Ohio Hub
Midwest Regional Rail Initiative ("Chicago Hub")
Federal Railroad Administration: Passenger Rail page
THE “TMACOG PLAN” for a National Passenger Rail System
FACT SHEET: Passenger Rail Issues for Michigan, Ohio & the U.S.
Amtrak National Facts
NARP Ridership Statistics
Amtrak On-Time Performance
National Train Day Toledo
National Train Day Facebook page!
Questions? email us at:TrainDayToledo@aol.com
Previous Train Day events:
May 7, 2016
May 3, 2014
Presentations: Lakeshore Corridor Initiative; Northern Ohio Rail Alliance
May 4, 2013
May 5, 2012
Rep. Kaptur and Local Leaders Help Celebrate 10-year Station Anniversary, September 2006
Forums and Presentations
Passenger Rail Forum, Monday, November 17, 2014, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Toledo Club
Click to Register & for event details (scroll down on registration page for speaker info, etc.)
Featuring David King, Triangle Transit, formerly of NC DOT Rail Division
Passenger Rail Forum, Monday, October 7, 2013
Keynote Speaker, John Robert Smith, Chairman, Co-Chair, Transportation For America
Click for Agenda and bio, with link to slides.
Passenger Rail Forum, Monday, October 22, 2012
Keynote Speaker, Thomas Carper, Chairman, Amtrak Board of Directors
Click for Agenda with links to slides and bios.
Passenger Rail Forum, Oct 17, 2011
June 11, 2010, Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association Spring Forum - click for agenda with links to three slide presentations
October 30, 2009 Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association luncheon:
"New Passenger Rail Service for Ohio" Presentation and 3C info sheet
"Rail Passenger Developments in Europe...and Beyond," slide presentation by Ron Sheck, 10-21-2009
January 28, 2008 Passenger Rail Forum on Ohio Hub Funding (Slide show & materials)
"Passenger Rail: How can we fulfill its economic promise for our region?" : Forum, August 29, 2005
Passenger Rail Legislator Briefing, June 2004: TMACOG slide show,
ORDC slide show & Cleveland Hub Study Facts
National Association of Railroad Passengers
All Aboard Ohio (Ohio Association of Railroad Passengers)
-Toledo chapter: e-mail William Gill at firstname.lastname@example.org
Indiana High Speed Rail Association
Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers
: webpage; information sheet
Midwest High Speed Rail Association
Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association
Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association (NOPRA)
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