Senator Sherrod Brown Urges U.S. Funding for Ohio High-Speed Rail

Dayton Daily News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is urging the Federal Railroad Administration to provide economic-stimulus funding for an expected Ohio request for help to establish high-speed rail service to connect the state’s biggest urban areas.

An Amtrak study released on Tuesday, Sept. 15, estimated that passenger rail service between Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati would attract 478,000 riders each year, Brown wrote on Wednesday to Joseph Szabo, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration.

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