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Opinion: We must support Amtrak, create regional transit to seize 'momentous' Intel chance...

As chairperson of All Aboard Ohio, the only statewide advocacy group for passenger rail and public transit, I want to recognize the great news of Intel Corporation bringing a major computer chip manufacturing facility to central Ohio.

But there’s much more to this than jobs and economic benefits.

That’s why we encourage our General Assembly, governor, chambers of commerce, mayors, transit authorities, planning agencies and the Ohio Department of Transportation not to waste this momentous economic development opportunity.

They must also move Ohio forward on the critically related impacts of transportation that ensue from positive economic developments like these.

Intel’s facility promises over 20,000 good-paying jobs.

This includes more than