Brown endorses rail systen

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Brown endorses rail systen

cincinnati.com – Your editorial (“Train to glory, or slow boxcar to Cleveland? Don’t railroad us,” Feb. 19) raises some important questions about Ohio’s passenger rail award, but overlooks many of the facts.

Ohio is home to one of the most densely-populated parts of the country without passenger rail. If we’re going to attract new businesses and retain young people in our state, we need a strong transportation system. Countless surveys show that young people overwhelmingly support rail, which alleviates congestion, encourages economic development, and gives Ohioans another transportation choice if gas prices rise again.

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