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After significant public opposition, ODOT is now looking for feedback about how to proceed with a reworked effort for the massive Eastern Corridor program.
Newly released survey results show that the Cincinnati region is craving for more transportation choices, increased transit service, and looking for political leaders to adopt "fix-it-first" infrastructure policies.
Ohio's gas taxes and population have remained flat over the past decade, but its roadway capacity has continued to grow. That will soon change under a new 'fix-it-first' policy expected to be announced in the coming months.
As each month passes, it appears that the stars are continuing to align for daily passenger rail service from Cincinnati to Indianapolis and Chicago. Such a move would then set the stage for future high-speed rail operations.
The Cincinnati region doesn't really suffer from much, if any, true congestion. It does, however, suffer from poor access and mobility options, particularly around the Ohio River. Here's a way to fix that.