Eastern Corridor

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8:05 am
Sun January 5, 2014

Oasis Rail Transit Project

Proposed Oasis Rail Line Route
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Eastern Corridor Program
11:48 am
Mon December 9, 2013

ODOT schedules public meetings on Oasis Rail

The Ohio Department of Transportation is holding three meetings this week to provide updates on the development of Greater Cincinnati's first commuter rail line.  ODOT will also be gathering input from the public about the the Oasis Rail Transit project. 

Here's the schedule of meetings:

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Not in my backyard
4:00 am
Tue October 15, 2013

NIMBY fights raise issues, often to community advantage

Construction of Mercy Health West Hospital nears completion as the November opening approaches. The hospital will “create a new rhythm of life” on North Bend Road in Green Township, according to development and planning director Adam Goetzman.
Marjorie Fox

Mercy Health West Hospital will open this fall in Green Township.  When plans for the hospital were announced, some residents voiced their opposition. It was a classic NIMBY fight.

In Greater Cincinnati and in every other community, there is a history of neighbors questioning or opposing projects they might support in general, but “not in my backyard”.  Often the concerns raised by neighbors lead to compromises that can be advantageous for all concerned.

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Transportation
4:28 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Transportation agencies considering options for Oasis Rail Line

Swiss-based Stadler brought a model of one of their train car options.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The Ohio Department of Transportation is considering rail-car options for the proposed Oasis commuter line.

The high speed railway would run between Milford and downtown Cincinnati and is part of the larger Eastern Corridor project.

ODOT's Andrew Fluegemann says a train's operating characteristics are important.

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Eastern Corridor
3:58 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Timeline moved up for Eastgate interchange

Credit ODOT

Drivers don't often get excited about road construction but some in the Eastgate area may like this project.

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