Report: Ohio economy would get boost from rail projects

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Report: Ohio economy would get boost from rail projects

Mansfield News Journal – DAYTON, Ohio — Ohio manufacturers and workers who produce component parts for passenger rail cars and infrastructure showed their support for investment in rail today and unveiled a report by an Ohio non-partisan policy group detailing the economic impact of rail and other mass transit infrastructure to Ohio.

Calling investments in rail infrastructure an “investment in Main Street,” U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said a resurgance of passenger rail would create manufacturing jobs and help put Ohio’s economy “on a path towards long-term economic growth.”

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