Northeast Ohio Chapter 

9.9.22 Meeting Recap

The Toledo Chapter AAO met in our work/meeting room on the 3rd floor of Martin Luther King Plaza - former Central Union Terminal of the NYC RR. - Sept. 9. Our guest speaker was AAO Executive Director, Stu Nicholson. Stu brought us up to date on activities of the statewide organization and emphasizing the importance of local groups in making things happen. Tim Porter, Chair of the Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association (NOPRA) reported on what was being done to further our advocacy work including by the Port Authority, TMACOG and the City of Toledo.

We reviewed information on the "Regional Rail System" as outlined by the City and TMACOG. We were given a report on Ohio activities of Operation Lifesaver which had been requested at an earlier meeting.

The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 same time/place.

More firm announcements about participation in the Toledo Holiday Parade and Train Day will be forthcoming