Cincinnati in proposed train corridor

Cincinnati Enquirer

WASHINGTON – Cincinnati is in one of the 10 corridors where the Obama administration wants to spark high-speed rail service.

Calling a sizable investment in high-speed rail service long overdue, President Barack Obama on Thursday detailed his vision to ramp up train service between cities located within 100 to 600 miles of each other along the East and West coasts and the upper and lower Midwest. Cincinnati is one of those cities.

Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory called it great news.

“Clearly, the president cares about wanting to support the state’s goals,” he said of federal money that would extend high-speed rail from Chicago and Indianapolis to Cincinnati and beyond to Dayton, Columbus, Toledo and Cleveland.

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