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Ohio's proposed 3-C Corridor passenger rail spurs debate
The $400 million project would connect Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Dayton
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT JO INGLES


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A new report said that killing the rail plan would mean a loss of jobs in Ohio. However, opponents of the proposal remain unconvinced. The Republican chairman of the Ohio Senate transportation committee, Tom Patton, said he's worried the state will subsidize money that it doesn't have right now.
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Akron Metro, Stark County SARTA, and the Cleveland GCRTA all have demonstrated rider bases, and serve well documented transportation needs. These agencies (and their counterparts in other areas of Ohio) are well deserving of state funding. (They presently receive virtually none). I find it amazing that the state (and Ted Strickland) are even considering infusing massive amounts of money into the fantasy railroad known as 3C. This is an insult to public transit agencies in Ohio who serve real passengers with real transportation needs.


Posted by: Mark Slutz (Canton, Ohio) on July 28, 2010 3:05AM
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