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The Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America has called on Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman to upgrade Amtrak’s Cardinal from its current tri-weekly service to a daily train, at least temporarily for the Boy Scouts of America’s National Jamboree in July.
Hamilton officials have secured the remaining pieces of funding to finally move forward with a transportation project that has been envisioned more more than a century.
After months of negotiations, the City of Cincinnati has reached an agreement with Norfolk Southern to purchase 4.1 miles of the Wasson Railroad corridor for $11.8 million.
City planners have completed their land use study of the Wasson Railroad Corridor and have recommended the creation of a Transportation Overlay District to preserve the corridor for both future rail transit and a bike/ped trail.
A new feasibility study from KZF Design finds that construction of the 6.5-mile Wasson Way Trail would cost anywhere from $7.5 million for just a trail to $36 million for both a trail and LRT.