Eastern Corridor http://wvxu.org en Oasis Rail Transit Project http://wvxu.org/post/oasis-rail-transit-project <p></p><p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 13:05:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 21477 at http://wvxu.org Oasis Rail Transit Project ODOT schedules public meetings on Oasis Rail http://wvxu.org/post/odot-schedules-public-meetings-oasis-rail <p>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.&nbsp; ODOT will also be gathering input from the public about the the Oasis Rail Transit project.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Here's the schedule of meetings:</strong></p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:48:57 +0000 Mark Heyne 20540 at http://wvxu.org NIMBY fights raise issues, often to community advantage http://wvxu.org/post/nimby-fights-raise-issues-often-community-advantage-0 <p></p><p style="margin-left:33.0pt;"><a href="http://mercywest.com" target="_blank">Mercy Health West Hospital</a> will open this fall in Green Township.&nbsp; When plans for the hospital were announced, some residents voiced their opposition. It was a classic NIMBY fight.</p><p style="margin-left:33.0pt;">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”.&nbsp; Often the concerns raised by neighbors lead to compromises that can be advantageous for all concerned.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Marjorie Fox 18307 at http://wvxu.org NIMBY fights raise issues, often to community advantage Transportation agencies considering options for Oasis Rail Line http://wvxu.org/post/transportation-agencies-considering-options-oasis-rail-line <p></p><p>The Ohio Department of Transportation is considering rail-car options for the proposed<a href="http://easterncorridor.org/projects/oasis-rail-transit/oasis-rail-transit-project-overview/" target="_blank"> Oasis commuter line</a>.</p><p>The high speed railway would run between Milford and downtown Cincinnati and is part of the larger <a href="http://easterncorridor.org/" target="_blank">Eastern Corridor</a> project.</p><p>ODOT's Andrew Fluegemann says a train's operating characteristics are important.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 20:28:14 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12111 at http://wvxu.org Transportation agencies considering options for Oasis Rail Line Timeline moved up for Eastgate interchange http://wvxu.org/post/timeline-moved-eastgate-interchange <p></p><p>Drivers don't often get excited about road construction but some in the Eastgate area may like this project. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 19:58:51 +0000 Tana Weingartner 4702 at http://wvxu.org Timeline moved up for Eastgate interchange