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The Ohio Association of Regional Councils comprises 24 agencies serving more than 1,500 municipalities, villages, townships and counties and representing over 10 million residents of those communities around the state. Regional councils coordinate and work to streamline statewide services at the regional level, leverage federal resources and serve as stewards of the Ohio's limited resources.

Ohio's regional councils serve as a conveners, consensus builders, facilitators and leaders in order to target limited regional resources to deliver the best return on investment for the region.

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Statewide coalition sounds warning about Ohio's lack of funding for deteriorating roads, bridges

 

FOROHIO-LOGO-updatedGrowing statewide coalition of business, local government and transportation industry leaders launch effort to educate Ohioans on looming transportation funding shortfall

Columbus, OH – Sharply reduced funding for vital improvements to Ohio's deteriorating roads and bridges presents a major economic and transportation problem according to a statewide coalition advocating for adequate infrastructure spending.

Local government officials, transportation industry stakeholders, local chambers of commerce, and others have formed a broad-based coalition, Fix Our Roads Ohio (FOR Ohio), aimed at educating Ohio citizens and policymakers on the critical needs of Ohio's transportation infrastructure. The group is advocating for funding solutions that will provide long term, smart investment in Ohio's transportation future.

The coalition began circulating a case statement entitled A Moment of Truth: Ohio's Transportation Funding Problem and How to Solve It.

Also read the flyer Ohio’s Transportation Funding Problem: An Emerging Crisis.

More information and news about the coaltion are available at Fix Our Roads Ohio (FOR Ohio). For updates and information as it happens, follow FOROhio on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

   

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